Identity Web Services Framework (ID-WSF)
Note: The Liberty Alliance Project is no longer active. The materials have been contributed to the Kantara Initiative.
The Liberty Identity Web Services Framework (ID-WSF) provided a basic framework of identity services. Such services could be identity service discovery and invocation. The WSF consisted of schema, protocols, and profiles.
Organization: Liberty Alliance Project
More information: ID-WSF page on the Liberty Alliance website
More on the general topic: Federated Network Identity
Related Online Briefings
- Online Briefing: Change Analysis of Systems Integration Techniques
- Online Briefing: Non-Technical Change Issues Related to SOA
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The Savvy Manager's Guide
Douglas K Barry is also the author of a book that explains Web Services, service-oriented architecture, and Cloud Computing in an easy-to-understand, non-technical manner.
Web Services, Service-Oriented Architectures, and Cloud Computing: The Savvy Manager's Guide (Second Edition)
by Douglas K Barry with David Dick
This is a guide for the savvy manager who wants to capitalize on the wave of change that is occurring with Web Services, service-oriented architecture, and—more recently—Cloud Computing. The changes wrought by these technologies will require both a basic grasp of the technologies and an effective way to deal with how these changes will affect the people who build and use the systems in our organizations. This book covers both issues. Managers at all levels of all organizations must be aware of both the changes that we are now seeing and ways to deal with issues created by those changes.