Infocard mentioned on Infoworld

We’re starting to see this show up more in the press after the PDC.


Excellent Web Cast on the Identity Management Solution Series

The Microsoft Identity and Access Management Solution Series is a set of prescriptive guidance, code samples, and architecture references that guide customers on building real life Identity Management solutions.  This web cast will cover the upcoming release on Provisioning and Workflow as well as a roadmap.  I have tested this solution myself and it is…


How many Laws of Identity does this one break?!?

Link to article Though this seems like a great idea, it has scary implications. Peoplen are pretty protective of their medical record. Reminds me of that Seinfeld where Elaine had a bad doctor visit and they put it on her record. She could not see it, but it caused her pains going to other…


Identity Management hurts

Seriously, this stuff is really hard. I work in the Identity Management space and most of my time has focused more on enterprise Idm solutions (things like metadirectories and provisioning). Recently, I have been studying this from a more wholistic internet identity management topic. Much of the discussion has started without me on Blogs like…


Interesting article about Identity Management as a web service

Clint Boulton’s interesting article talks about Identity Management delivering Idm solutions as web services.  I think this ties in well with Microsoft’s plan for the Identity Metasystem and Infocard.    


Bike ride through the mountains – Complete!

Below is a trip report from my big ride last Friday (7/8). Overall, the trip was great.  Certainly the toughest physical accomplishment of my life.  The first 50 miles were basically simple.  After that, it was all uphill and extremely steep over the Chestnut and Laurel ridges.  The grades here ranged from 10-14%.  I also…


MIIS OpenLDAP Connector Announced

This was an announcement at Tech-Ed Europe today. Pretty exciting.  You could certainly have developed your own OpenLDAP MA using the extensible MA, but this will take some of the manual effort out of the picture. 


New MS Press Group Policy Book

This book has some great details on Active Directory Group Policies.  I can’t wait to get a copy myself.


Microsoft and Sun Partnership Progress

This is somewhat old news by now, but I wanted to remind folks about the announcements in this press release. Basically, Microsoft and Sun have really started to show some progress on partnerships that were annouced a year ago.  The two items that are most interesting to me are: 1. WS-Federation Interop.  Microsoft and…


“Guests are not happy in Zoo Tycoon”

Yup, that is the title of this most critical KB article.