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E-id as a bank service has been in place for soon 20-years in Finland and it serves especially well the public sector where strong e-id is often needed - but with low usage intensity. This means that a separate tool is both expensive and difficult to remember
Several other countries have taken the same route. But most have not - yet. Why is this self-evident costefficient shortcut to fast take-up of e-government so difficult? It is of course not a big business case for banks - but there should be a sense of responsibility.
Or is it so that the public sector opposes private sector services? For very expensive ideological reasons?
Now is the time to speed up the e-society development and take the bold steps needed.
Why am I not surprised? I commented here about why a single, common e-ID is unlikely to find acceptance for different services requiring different authentication strengths, especially
in nations with federal government structures. I doubt if time alone will drive greater adoption.
Nobody is suggesting a single common e-id - only the right to use what you have. And you do have e-banking (and can get the credentials even if you do not have an account) - so of course you should have the right to use it also when entering the public sector.
Is this difficult to understand?
It's easy to understand why it's unlikely to work. Your post confirms that by asking why it's taking so long. I nevertheless gave my reasons
here. Is that difficult to understand?
It is not that difficult - if you have a mission, vision and leadership.
Chairman/Founding member, board member
Transmeri, Demos, Real Time Economy Program,MyData
04 Nov 2008
11 Nov 2019
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A discussion of trends in innovation management within financial institutions, and the key processes, technology and cultural shifts driving innovation.