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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 is needed to lead the only UK based technology agnostic, non-profit trade organisation of leaders from across business sectors that focus [...]

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 [...]