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The Case for Reputation Capital

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

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Salesforce Identity

September 21st, 2012 · No Comments · feature, Identity, Innovation, The API Economy

Identity Management as a Service (IdMaaS) gets a new 500lb guerilla Introduction When I first heard of Salesforce’s Identity announcements this week at Dreamforce, I was reminded of the old joke “Q:Where does a 500lb. gorilla sit? A: Anywhere he wants.” Salesforce Identity makes Salesforce the new 500lb gorilla in the Digital Identity jungle. Announcement […]

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Security > 140 Conversation with Craig Burton

March 28th, 2012 · No Comments · feature, Identity, Innovation, Open API Economy

I had a conversation with Gunnar Peterson recently. Here is the transcript of the exchange. It is short but worth looking at. Today’s Security > 140 Conversation is with Craig Burton is a Distinguished Analyst at KuppingerCole, in his  recent work, Craig explores the API Economy and how participating in the API economy reconfigures organizations’ […]

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Keys to the Kingdom

June 10th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Daily Thesis, Identity, Innovation

Drummond Reed was so generous to respond to my recent post about how to recognize an Identity Implementation Fail. The following paragraph in Drummond’s post set me to thinking: Even Microsoft with their design for Information Cards (which are the closest we’ve ever come to full asymmetric key-based security infrastructure) never fully solved that problem. […]

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Mono Resurrects Itself as Xamarin

May 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Coding, feature, Innovation

When I was deeply involved in technology and company acquisitions at Novell, I learned the hard way how difficult it is to merge disparate corporate cultures. Money usually only helps a little. Company after company acquired by Novell disappeared from the planet. Often times with disastrous results. It was only on occasion that an acquisition […]

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Cool Development Tools

March 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Apps, Coding, Innovation, KRL

I always enjoy finding a new tool that makes things easier. Mike Grace pointed me to an awesome product. The product is called Charles. It runs on Windows, OSX, and Linux. About Charles Charles is a web proxy (HTTP Proxy / HTTP Monitor) that runs on your own computer. Your web browser (or any other […]

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More on Microsoft Irrelevance

February 22nd, 2011 · 8 Comments · Daily Thesis, Identity, Innovation

Kim Cameron commented on my last post about the irrelevance of Microsoft. Well, that’s a bit harsh. Identity selectors like CardSpace only make sense in the context of the other components of the Identity Metasystem – and Microsoft has done a lot over the last two years to deliver those components to customers who are […]

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The Clay Feet of Giants

February 18th, 2011 · 5 Comments · feature, Identity, Innovation

It’s been a week since Microsoft announced that it was never going to release the next version of CardSpace. The laughable part of the announcement is the title “Beyond Windows CardSpace” which would leave you to believe that Microsoft has somehow come up with a better architecture. In fact Microsoft announced its discontinued development of […]

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Intro to Webhooks, Twilio and KRL Tutorial

September 15th, 2010 · No Comments · Daily Thesis, Innovation, Tutorials

To experience the results of this tutorial, dial 801-895-3972 on your cell phone. Here is Tutorial #9 in the Context Automation Tutorial Series. In this tutorial, I introduce the viewer to KRL Webhooks and I give and example on how to interface with the Twilio Cloud-based communications service. Here is the source to the App […]

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More on Intentional Innovation

March 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Daily Thesis, Essays, Innovation, lexicon

Organizations would do well to practice intentional innovation. Intentional innovation is the opposite of accidental innovation.  More often than not, accidental innovation is the traditional method of practice. Intentional innovation means the constant monitoring of seven sources of innovative opportunity. The Seven Sources of Innovation The four inside innovation sources are: The unexpected—the unexpected success, […]

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