How Emerging Tech Will Change Our Online Identities

Government Technology: As a technology innovation leader in the Illinois Department of Commerce, Jennifer M. O’Rourke struggled with the sheer volume and complexity of identity and access management, or IAM.

“As we looked to provide a particular organization with a tax credit, there were audit points that included other organizations, but we kept those resources in isolated, segmented, disparate systems,” said O’Rourke, now co-founder and president of identity technology firm Attest. “There was no efficient, portfolio-level way in which a given individual or organization could engage with the department.”

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