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Identity assurance


February 21, 2017  12:26 PM

Gov.uk Verify ID providers eye the prize of HMRC’s digital users – but what happens without them?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
.gov.uk, Cabinet office, GDS, HMRC, Identity assurance, Identity management, Verify

In all the recent talk about whether HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is truly committed to the Cabinet Office’s Gov.uk Verify service, there’s been less...

February 15, 2017  3:26 PM

HMRC ID vs Gov.uk Verify – what’s the difference, and why it matters

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cabinet office, Digital government, GDS, HMRC, Identity assurance, Identity management, Verify

The long-term row between HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and the Government Digital Service (GDS) over online identity assurance broke into the...


February 14, 2017  12:13 PM

GDS, HMRC and Verify: so much for cross-government digital collaboration

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cabinet office, Digital government, GDS, HMRC, Identity assurance, Verify

Less than a week after Cabinet Office minister Ben Gummer announced the new government transformation strategy, its central premise is already in question after HM...


April 10, 2015  10:09 AM

Would GDS like to airbrush rural payments out of its digital exemplar history?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
.gov.uk, Defra, exemplars, GDS, Identity assurance

Last month, I wrote in this blog about the problems that caused the new rural...

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October 3, 2014  10:47 AM

Credit where it’s due – this government has made huge progress on digital and IT

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Conservatives, Digital strategy, Government IT, IDA, Identity assurance, Labour

It was hugely welcome to see the prominence that digital issues were given during the Labour and


April 3, 2012  11:40 AM

Protocols not products: Why identity assurance is central to the new government IT thinking

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cabinet office, Government IT, IDA, Identity assurance, Paypal, Universal Credit

I recently had a fascinating and wide-ranging chat with government digital director Mike Bracken, looking back at his first six months in the job and the challenges he has...


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