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The Compuserve of Things

June 19th, 2014 · No Comments · Daily Thesis

My good friend and mentor Phil Windley recently published “The Compuserve of Things”. As usual the information is well thought out and clearly articulated. It is so good I wanted to reiterate portions. Here is the summary:   On the Net today we face a choice between freedom and captivity, independence and dependence. How we […]

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API.json–API Meta data

May 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Daily Thesis, The API Economy

Kin Lane–known as the API Evangelist–and Steve Willmott of CEO of 3Scale announced a new api format known as APIS.json that defines a simple but elegant way to track and discover API definitions. They also introduced APIs.io which is a search engine for APIs that use the format. The format is licensed under the API […]

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From Nightmare to Wetdream

May 19th, 2014 · No Comments · Daily Thesis

On the 9th of May, the worst place scenario was handed down by the court of appeals. Oracle was awarded the right to copyright an API.  The implications are staggering. I won’t go into it as it has been talked about by everyone everywhere.  The curious thing is–a week later on the 16th of May–Apple and Motorola […]

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Axiom #5: Organizations Must Consume Core Competences of others through APIs

May 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Daily Thesis, Identity, The API Economy

This is a joint post by Guest myself and 3Scale’s Steven Willmott (njyx on twitter). I dreamt up the the original axiom approach we’ve iterated together since. The Five Axioms of the API Economy This blog post is the fifth in a series of blog posts outlining the axioms of the API economy – and […]

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The Age of Context and the API Economy

November 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Daily Thesis, The API Economy

I I participated in a panel on the API Economy at the APIStrat Conference last week. The conference was fabulous and well attended. I learned a lot. Steve Willmott—the co-organizer and CEO of 3Scale–invited me to write a blog post for 3Scale. I am also cross-posting it here. Thanks for the invitation to the conference […]

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Privacy and Prohibition

July 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Daily Thesis, Identity, privacy

I was watching Ken Burns documentary on Prohibition tonight,and it was powerful and relevant. “The history of the United State can be told in eleven words, Columbus, Washington, Lincoln and the Volstead Act, two flours up and ask for Gus. The New Your Evening Sun” The Volstead act was the name of the bill that […]

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2012 International Oasis Cloud Symposium

October 16th, 2012 · No Comments · Daily Thesis, Identity, Open API Economy, privacy

  Summary of the Oasis Cloud Symposium last week in Washington DC. Introduction Last week I was invited to attend the 2012 International Oasis Cloud Symposium. I was very impressed. The attendance was not large—in fact—the organizers limited the number of attendees to 125 people. I was not able to attend the first day, but […]

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The Case for Reputation Capital

October 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Daily Thesis, feature, Identity, Innovation, KRL, The API Economy

I love this talk. Let me know what you think.

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NSTIC Update

September 24th, 2012 · No Comments · Daily Thesis, feature, Identity

National Institute of Standards and Technology awards $9M to support trusted identity initiative Introduction On September 20, 2012, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced more than 9 million USD dollars of grant awards in support of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC). The grants were awarded to five consortiums. […]

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SAML is Dead! Long Live SAML!

September 19th, 2012 · No Comments · Daily Thesis, feature, Identity, The API Economy

Answers to the unanswered questions from the webinar Introduction Last Friday on Sept. 14, Pamela Dingle—Sr. Technical Architect from Ping Identity Corp.—and I conducted a free webinar about the much ballyhooed demise of SAML. You can view the webinar in its entirety on the KuppingerCole website. To us, the best measurement of interest in any […]

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