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Gov.uk Verify

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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 McKinsey report - rather than the public sector focussed NAO report. The Internet was built without a way to know who [...]

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 enormity of the digital identity problem that GOV.UK Verify aims to address or the complexity of implementing almost any solution across [...]

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: a market of user centric digital identity services. Instead, working through OIXUK HMG chose to engage practically with market participants to shape [...]

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 assured customer identities backed up by clear, agreed standards. That solution is GOV.UK Verify. It is essential that GOV.UK Verify registration [...]