Category Archives: Relationship cards

Personal Data Stores – The Time is Coming

This entire fall has been intense with work, thus the paucity of posts here. The holidays brings a welcome respite and a chance to catch up with a few key mental threads. One of them is the growing awareness of … Continue reading

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Adding another Hat

When I told a friend that I was “adding yet another hat” by taking on the Interim Executive Director role at the Information Card Foundation, he said I had so many hats it reminded him of this children’s book. I … Continue reading

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Bob Blakley's Relationship Layer Paper Now Freely Available

I made a long post about it when Bob first presented it at IIW and then the Burton Catalyst conference last June. Now anyone can get it here. See also Bob’s commentary on its evolution here. Highly recommended for understanding … Continue reading

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Kynetx: Rules Rule

More about the long quiet spell soon. First I must post about a trip I made last week to spend the day with Phil Windley, his partner Stephen Fulling, and the inimitable Craig Burton down in Salt Lake City. What … Continue reading

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Eve Finds Another Intersection

I’m going to start referring to her as the Venn Queen. Eve Maler has done another Venn diagram, this time to show the relationship of whole areas of the “user-centric” sphere of activities. Going into Digital ID World next week, … Continue reading

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Phil Windley on Relationship Providers

Phil Windley has an uncanny ability to size up new technologies in a single bound. Read his take on relationship providers and how far they can go beyond the role of “identity providers” (a term I have never liked since … Continue reading

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Principles of VRM

Doc Searls has done a very succinct post on the Principles of VRM in preparation for the VRM Workshop next week in Boston. You can’t read it and not see how closely VRM is related to r-cards (relationship cards) and … Continue reading

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