Applying the Internet of Things (IoT) to Identity Management

Applying the Internet of Things (IoT) to Identity Management

IoT is H-O-T! But, it is still at its nascency. The "things" in IoT vary based upon domain, environment, and context, and we are only in our earliest days understanding where they can be applied to reducing risk in identity management. This blog will pull together the elements needed for industry to be able to use IoT across channels and domains. You will see the greatest challenges in provisioning devices to individuals. Next, you will get to see my simplified view of the lifecycle of IoT devices and how it impacts provisioning. Finally, it will describe the art of disambiguation, without giving away too many secrets, as the crux of using IoT in the world of identity management. Bottom line, we have an opportunity to look at IoT as not a confusing array of gadgets, but a better model to serve our users, while also increasing the integrity of the transaction without as much customer friction.

Time to Break the Stranglehold Insurance Companies Have on Healthcare

Time to Break the Stranglehold Insurance Companies Have on Healthcare

Read another article today about cash-pay doctors and have my own personal experience with a cash-pay primary care physician. Struggling with the challenge of creating a fair system that pays properly for medical care instead of feeding bloated insurance bureaucracies. Self-insured business entities, give a brief glimpse of a way to fundamentally change the way care service is delivered, measured, coordinated, and therefore, purchased.