[KI-LC] Work Group Activity, Administration and Restructuring

Iain Henderson iain at thecustomersvoice.com
Tue Sep 30 16:21:17 CDT 2014


Very good thanks, although the VRM purists in the group much prefer the
term user-driven. There are too many things out there that use the term
user-centric but which are actually anything but for that term to have much
credibility.

Anyway, i'll look forward to the wiki.

Cheers

Iain

On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 10:09 PM, Joni Brennan <joni at kantarainitiative.org>
wrote:

> Hi Iain,
>
> I think the user-centric view could pull across in multiple areas.  At the
> same time I know UMA (user in the name!) is user focused but easily
> applicable for enterprise or government purposes.
>
> I'm going to post up a wiki page to further develop and look forward to LC
> continued comments on list or via wiki.
>
> Best,
> - Joni
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Joni Brennan
> Kantara Initiative | Executive Director
> voice:+1 732-266-8994
> email: joni @ kantarainitiative.org
>
> Connecting Identity for a more trustworthy Internet - Overview
> <http://www.slideshare.net/kantarainitiative/kantara-overview2014-37969351>
>
>
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 2:05 PM, Iain Henderson <
> iain at thecustomersvoice.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Colin,
>>
>> I think that themes approach works well. One thought though in terms of a
>> more granular approach if required. CISWG has and has always had one
>> defining characteristic - the work is wishes to do is rooted on the side of
>> the individual (VRM-like if you will); not anti-organisations in any way,
>> just very clear on the orientation. I believe UMA is the same; can't speak
>> on behalf of the others but could be one sub-theme.
>>
>> Cheers
>>
>> Iain
>>
>> On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 10:07 AM, Colin Wallis <colin_wallis at hotmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>>  From the LC agenda:
>>>
>>> <<B.  Resume and progress the notion of work groups coalescing around a
>>> small number (3 or 4) key themes.
>>>
>>> <<C. LC needs to look at the working groups and find where there is
>>> synergy and where there can be collaboration, and evaluate the
>>> meaningfulness of the various existing WGs. Call to action with a mandatory
>>> off cycle call. Discuss letter sent out by Pete and Sal.'
>>>
>>>
>>> ...................................................................................................................................................
>>>
>>> OK, so I support the rationale, having seen the dynamics at play between
>>> IdoT, UMA and CIS at at the Kantara Workshop in Utrecht.
>>>
>>>
>>> So what do we call these themes??
>>>
>>> Maybe 'themes' is OK, or alternatively a word like 'forum'..
>>>
>>> ..and the WGs coalesce under a 'theme' or 'Forum' ...
>>>
>>> Yeaup, I get that..
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I've heard Joni use the expression 'Connected Life' - I like it. So
>>> maybe one of the 'themes'/'forums' could be called that..
>>>
>>>
>>> We have IRM formed, and AIM shutting down.  Not sure about Japan and
>>> some of the groups that don't meet so often..
>>>
>>>
>>> We have our meaty 'Programs' - Assurance and (to a  lesser extent
>>> recently) Interoperability, tho' I hear that there are some interesting new
>>> things afoot with Interop. So bringing the Programs under one umbrella
>>> might make sense.
>>>
>>>
>>> So what might the new shape look like?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Existing Groups (have I missed any?)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>    - Attributes In Motion WG
>>>    - Business Cases for Trusted Federations DG
>>>    - Cloud Identity and Security Best Practices WG
>>>    - eGovernment WG
>>>    - Federation Interoperability WG
>>>    - Health Identity Assurance WG
>>>    - Identities of Things DG
>>>    - Identity Assurance WG
>>>    - Identity Relationship Management WG -
>>>    - Information Sharing WG
>>>    - Japan WG - is it still going?
>>>    - Trust Framework Meta Model WG - a possible sub of IAWG?
>>>    - User Managed Access WG
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> How might they coalesce under a theme/forum?  A starter for ten..
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Trust Framework Forum
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>    - Identity Assurance
>>>    - Federation Interoperability
>>>    - Health Identity Assurance
>>>    - eGovernment
>>>    - Trust Framework Meta Model
>>>    - Business Cases for Trusted Federations
>>>    - Cloud Id and Sec (could be in either forum)
>>>    - Japan WG (could be in either forum)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Connected Life Forum
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>    - UMA
>>>    - Consent & Information Sharing
>>>    - Identities of Things
>>>
>>>
>>>    - Identity Relationship Management
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Thing is, you could slice and dice this a number of ways.....
>>>
>>> The above feels too coarse grained..
>>>
>>> Maybe there is a better 3 or 4 way split..
>>>
>>>
>>> Anyway, flame away folks.. :-)
>>>
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>>
>>> Colin
>>>
>>> ------------------------------
>>> From: ppalmer at medallies.com
>>> To: lc at kantarainitiative.org
>>> Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:00:05 -0400
>>> Subject: [KI-LC] Kantara LC - Work Group Activity, Administration and
>>> Restructuring
>>>
>>> Dear LC Members,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> The Kantara Initiative Leadership Council consists of the chairs and
>>> co-chairs of the 11 Working Groups with varied areas of interest, level of
>>> participation and longevity.  The Kantara Board of Trustees and the Kantara
>>> Leadership Council are in the process of re-examining the different work
>>> groups and looking for common themes that cross groups such as user managed
>>> access, internet of things, information sharing and others.  This includes
>>> looking at groups along themes and whether it make sense to consolidate or
>>> re-organize.  We will also be exploring the concept of affiliated
>>> clusters of groups
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> This examination includes a look at the level of participation in
>>> groups, the charter and practice of the groups, and sees if they align with
>>> the overall goals of the Kantara Initiative in the form of work streams or
>>> products.  This may result in the the need to retire and archive groups,
>>> consolidate the administrative workstreams, and a renewed emphasis on
>>> Leadership Council participation.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> In order to make this the most effective and efficient process it
>>> requires the effort of all the working groups.  An organization needs a
>>> connection to its activities and the Leadership Council is where this
>>> collaboration can take place.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> As a call to action, we will be scheduling a *mandatory* off-cycle call
>>> for work group Chairs representatives to present and examine work group
>>> activities and complete the process.  Representatives of the discussion
>>> groups will also be invited.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks again everyone,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Pete and Sal
>>>
>>>
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