[OpenID board] Fwd: [board-private] OIDF BOD update

Chris Messina chris.messina at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 08:03:33 UTC 2009


Since we're on this subject, it seems worth pointing out that Snorri's
OpenID 2009 website captures many good ideas that we could work on:
http://openid2009.org/

Chris

On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 7:58 PM, Brian Kissel <bkissel at janrain.com> wrote:

> Great input Johannes, look forward to feedback from others.  It would be
> great if we had a list of 2009 key goals and related OIDF initiatives that
> we could put on our website and ensure that all the OIDF board members,
> committee chairs, and WG chairs could speak about with the same message.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Brian
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> On Jan 20, 2009, at 10:25, Brian Kissel wrote:
> > Johannes, do you want to take a stab at 5 key goals for 2009 - agreed,
> > overall goals, not just marcom.  Would be great if we could focus on
> > them.  Scott, Chris, David, and I were on a call yesterday with RWW
> > and if we had those 5 key points, we could have hammered them home.
> > We need to make sure that they are aggressive yet achievable, as I'm
> > sure we'll be measured by our progress relative to them come 2010 ;-)
>
> Well, if it was up to me the list would be something like this:
>
> 1. OIDF is organizationally and financially sound for the long term and for
> the benefit of the entire global community.
> Evidence: permanent staff, further increasing corporate support, well-
> planned/coordinated activities are taking place world-wide.
>
> 2. The OpenID brand is clearly defined, known and considered valuable by
> the general public (not just techies), and backed by an effective trademark
> regime.
> Evidence: corresponding results of a brand survey
>
> 3. The user experience issue has been solved in theory and practice.
> Evidence: User experience is virtually identical at all sites supporting
> OpenID; no major gripes by actual/would-be adopters.
>
> 4. OpenID is broadly used.
> Evidence: Transaction volume is commensurate with the deployed identities.
>
> 5. OpenID-related innovation is driven by the needs of the marketplace, not
> just technical coolness
> Evidence: Substantial, active involvement in a broad range of working
> groups by mainstream businesses
>
>
> Obviously, if one breaks those down, there are many activities that need to
> happen on the way to be able to reach those objectives. I don't want to
> downplay them -- many of them are not easy -- but it may help to first
> figure out what the objectives are and then to discuss how to get there,
> instead of the other way around.
>
>
>
>
> Johannes Ernst
> NetMesh Inc.
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