Identity and intent — The next big thing for tech startups

Internet Identity

The balance between identity and privacy is easier and harder than you think. The biggest challenge is taking the leap of faith of good intentions.

The looming battle over your identity

Battlebot

According to Ray Wang of Constellation Research, a battle is coming. The battlefield? You, and your fragmented, split-personality identities. The major armies? Google, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft -- the four companies that can control both hardware and the cloud and, most important, the interface between them.

The identity manifesto

R. Ray Wang presents at DefragCon 2013

R. Ray Wang of Constellation Research explores the next big challenge in user-facing technology: Trading identity for convenience.

Don’t just solve problems. Understand them.

A major theme from the first morning of Defrag 2013: Knowing how to describe and understand a problem is just as, if not more, important than being able to solve it.