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Identity Society

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For all of you interested in the issues surrounding identity and ‘user-centric’ personal identity there is a new gathering of like minded individuals taking place on 19th February at the BT Tower in London. 8:30 am registration with 9.00 start (with two breaks and a one-hour lunch) Welcome and Open Space orientation Key speakers describe […]

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PAOGAperson has competition

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For all the constant ballyhoo in the media about Identity Theft and the importance of personal privacy we have often been asked "if allowing the individual to manage their identity is such a good idea, why is nobody else doing it?" As anyone who has sought investment knows, if you have no competitors then there […]

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Been there, shouldn’t have done that!

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I’ve started many successful businesses from my kitchen table over the past 30+ years, worked for nothing, bet the ‘farm’ many times (thanks Yvonne) and raised investment from colleagues, angels and VCs.  So this one should be easy shouldn’t it?  After all, I am that ‘serial entrepreneur’ that UK Plc keeps saying are so thin […]

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Health, Wealth and Happiness

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You can now sign up to PAOGAperson, free of charge.I have been talking about this for a long time and now the journey begins.Today you can: Record all your personal identity details, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses etc. Upload important scanned documents such as your Passport, Driving Licence, Birth Certificate, Diploma, Work Permit etc that […]

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PAOGA – Consult your Runes

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Matt and I had a very interesting meeting with David Tebbutt yesterday describing the PAOGA vision of an individual-centric world and our ambition to replace CRM (those 1000+ databases which hold all sorts of data about you and me and supposedly create a ‘relationship’) with your very own SRM (Supplier Relationship Management which provides you […]

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We pay dearly for others mistakes

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There was a very interesting case study on BBC Radio 4 Inside Money programme last week detailing the financial and reputational damage inflicted on Robert Scott on the Isle of Wight in the UK as a result of eroneous information held by credit rating agencies.I was also reading Identity Theft Concern by Jack Dunning who […]

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You are NOT who you think you are.

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When we are born our identity, at it’s most fundamental, is defined by our gender, a date, a place and our parent(s). Perhaps, added to this, comes our biometrics, our race and even a name. After that things start getting more complicated on a daily, monthly, yearly basis until, in our adult years as our […]

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Q2, 2006

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OK – I realise that not posting to my weblog for 12 weeks is not acting in the spirit of this medium and the result is very likely that I am the only person reading this. My sincere apologies (as if you care!), but I’ve been busy.MarchI went skiing in Gstaad with a great crowd […]

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PAOGA – Where we came from In 2001 I resigned as CEO from Izodia Plc (formerly Infobank of which I was a founder back in 1992) and sat in the garden and thought. Sometimes, as the saying goes, I just sat. Former employees were approaching me to comment on their CVs as they looked to […]

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