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Spotlight on Identity Industry Continues

News broke yesterday that identity management provider Gigya has been acquired by German enterprise software giant SAP at a reported valuation of $350 million. This announcement is yet another sign of the growing importance of Digital Identity Management, and that the identity industry continues to grow and accelerate. Just in the past 17 months, pretty much every major independent player in the identity space has announced significant news:

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Until Next Time, Sydney!

Each year, our Identity Live summit series travels around the world to see our prospects, customers and partners. Australia may be the location that’s farthest afield, so it was fantastic to host the extended ForgeRock team and our guests in Sydney a couple of weeks ago for the 2017 edition of Identity Live. Sydney was filled with sunshine and warmth as we returned to the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) on the harbour, the perfect conditions to kick off Identity Live.

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Welcome to Life at the Edge

Last week, TechCrunch ran an interesting feature on the rise of edge computing. Much of the article focused on a hypothesis that Peter Levine, general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, and many others have championed: that cloud computing will soon be surpassed by edge computing, where real-time processing occurs at the connected device level. The argument is that connected devices need to make instant decisions and transmitting data back to the cloud for processing creates a delay.

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Excellence - It's Contagious

We’re having a good July. Earlier this month, ForgeRock was named a winner of the IoT Security Excellence Award from IoT Evolution World. Then late last week we got word that we’d been named to the Momentum Partners Q2 2017 Watch List – a collection of ten “innovative and breakout” companies in the cybersecurity space. Nice!

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A New Approach to Retail: CPG Digital Brand Platforms

Most consumer packaged goods brands still reach customers through traditional retail channels, but brands are dissolving, and brand identities are becoming blurred. The emerging economies which have propped up CPG revenue growth over the past five years have slowed, and mass markets are reaching saturation.

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Visionary - ForgeRock Shines in Latest Gartner Magic Quadrant

Gartner published its most recent Magic Quadrant for Access Management, Worldwide earlier this month, with ForgeRock leading the way - for the first time - in the Visionaries quadrant.

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Talking Trends Part 3 - The Media Movement and Digital Health

The conclusion of my three part blog series on the KPCB Internet Trends Report 2017. Here I consider the changing media landscape and rise of digital health.

The New Media Movement

The Internet Trends report also explores how media has evolved as music and video move to on-demand, subscription models.

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Talking Trends Part 2 - Alexa and the Amazon Effect

Part 2 of my three part blog series on the KPCB Internet Trends Report 2017. Here I consider the role of voice UI and the rapidly evolving retail ecosystem.

Alexa, Transfer Money to _____

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Talking Trends of Today and Thinking of Tomorrow (Part 1)

The annual KPCB Internet Trends report by Mary Meeker and team was released last week and as usual, it’s the buzz of the tech world. Filled with interesting insights, I think the report gives a good snapshot of the state of the technology sector today - especially around what’s happening with the Internet, digital advertising, gaming, and cloud. Beyond the numbers and the charts, it’s also an opportunity to think about what the future holds for your industry. For me, there were six key points.

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Stop #2 of Identity Live 2017 - Düsseldorf

Stop #2 of Identity Live 2017 was in Düsseldorf, Germany! The room was filled with customers, prospects and partners who came to hear from engaging analysts, identity experts, and ForgeRock customers, such as Amer Sports and HSBC. The common theme of the day was customer identity, with sessions covering the latest trends in privacy (particularly GDPR), security, the internet of things and other business-critical topics for successful digital transformation. 

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Open Banking Will Change More Than Banking - A Guest Perspective

Editor’s Note: We’re excited to have David G.W Birch contributing to the blog on the state of play with Open Banking and PSD2. David is an internationally-recognised thought leader in digital identity and digital money.