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The Evolution of the OIX and the Leadership of its New Executive Director

The evolution of the OIX and the search for its new Executive Director of OIX has begun in earnest! With OIX’s “surge strategy” now underway, and GDS’s new leadership in place, a new Executive Director [...]

Identity and Innovation at Scale

Dear Parliamentary Accounts Committee When reviewing GOV.UK Verify the Parliamentary Accounts Committee should consider a wider perspective as set out in the attached OIX report on the ‘Cost of Doing Nothing’ or the more recent [...]

HMG’s Identity Innovation Dilemma

The National Audit Office report published yesterday denigrates GOV.UK Verify to ‘yet another government IT failure’ and permits commentators to lament GDS failing to live up to its promise. The report fails to consider the [...]

Interoperability Has Its Limits

In 2012 the Cabinet Office joined the Board of the newly formed Open Identity Exchange. It recognized the two traditional means of delivering government policy - procurement and regulation - would not be effective to GOV.UK Verify's goal: [...]

OIX UK | Europe General Member Representative to the Board Announcement

Thanks to all who voted to elect a general member and their alternate who will represent you on the Open Identity Exchange UK | Europe Board of Directors. This year at the suggestions of members, [...]

Digital identity for thin file citizens and local authorities Alpha White Paper

Federated identity is a powerful mechanism for increasing customer convenience, enhancing organisational efficiency and transforming the way online services are delivered. In the UK there is currently only one federated identity solution that offers highly [...]