Category Archives: IP Explosion

The Claim Broker (IP Explosion, pt 3)

In my last post I introduced the diagram below that identifies a larger “stack” of services that would be necessary for a full-fledged Identity Metasystem : I also indicated that whereas the lavender roles receive a lot of attention in the community, the other colors do not. In this post, I’d like to take a [...]

The Road to Transactional Assurance (IP Explosion, pt 2)

In my last post, I wrote about how Bob Blakley’s two uses of the word “Relationship” in his presentation at Catalyst had got me thinking about two questions: What other relationships are missing from the Identity scene that might be inhibiting its development? What other information would be valuable in Bob’s “Relationship Data Object” besides [...]

Bob Blakley’s Confusing Relationships (IP Explosion, pt 1)

Well, I’m on the flight home from Burton’s Catalyst conference. The conference was a good one, and as I wrote in my previous post, we have a lot to learn from enterprise identity. The most important thing about Catalyst however, is the priority Burton puts on relationships. Their consultants spend less time talking and more [...]