The Other James Brown

Public Sector, Identity, Privacy and other bits...

October, 2008

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The 'Other James Brown'

James Brown was the Architect for the UK Government Gateway, one of the world’s largest central Government authentication and messaging systems.  Over these 4 years he worked with departments and authorities across the UK, and advised many countries on their eID strategies.
Currently he is a manager within Microsoft's Enterprise Strategy and Architecture team.
The Other James Brown

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    Is the time for Virtualisation now?

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    Over the last 24 hours I have seen a number of different mails and blogs all talk about Virtualisation. I have to admit I became a bit of a convert a few years ago.  Managing a large project with 4 test rigs either in a state of being tested or rebuilt...
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    Live Services Training

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    One of the most interesting aspects of the CSP work I am doing is how the Windows Live Services can be used by Government Agencies.  This can range from email access for citizens, through to using Messenger to communicate with citizens. However what...
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    It’s a small world (compared to social networking)

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    I have just spent the last few days presenting sessions on CSP to partners in Kuala Lumpur and Brisbane, which is quite literally on the other side of the world to where I normally reside. However I did manage to catch up with some old friends in Sydney...
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    Communicating with Citizens

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    I came across this article in the Financial Times a little while ago ‘Obama steals a march with technology’ ; all about how he used a superior technology strategy to beat Mrs Clinton. What reminded me about it was an article on the BBC this morning ‘Obama...
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