Trinsic Basics: What Are SSI Standards?

Standards are an important part of the Trinsic platform. Our vision is that people everywhere will have a digital identity that’s as legitimate as their real-world identity. In the real world, standards are an important part of identity. Why do you think that driver’s licenses from different states contain the same information? Or transcripts from […]

Webinar Recap: Making Money with SSI

Self-sovereign identity (SSI) promises to deliver innovation and value in every industry for a variety of use cases. It’s already picking up steam in financial services, healthcare, and government sectors around the world. But in order to get widespread adoption, sustainable business cases need to be developed—not just use cases. In our recent expert-panel webinar, […]

Trinsic & Zapier Partner to Bring SSI to 2000+ Applications

G-Suite, Office 365, Slack, Stripe, Asana, Twilio, Trello, Salesforce, LinkedIn, WordPress, HubSpot, Zoom, Typeform, Discord. What are two things these applications have in common? Odds are, you are a user of one or more of them. They now work seamlessly with self-sovereign identity (SSI). In our eternal quest to make SSI easier to adopt, Trinsic […]

Trinsic Basics: The Three Models of Digital Identity

Digital identity has advanced over time, most recently culminating in self-sovereign identity (SSI). In this Trinsic Basics post, we are going to briefly cover the different models of digital identity and how SSI is the next step in the digital identity evolution. The content in this post is inspired by a blog post written by […]

Blockchain Is the Least Interesting Thing About Self-Sovereign Identity

This blog post was originally posted on Riley Hughes’s (Co-founder & CEO of Trinsic) personal Medium blog. Blockchain is the least interesting thing about self-sovereign identity (SSI), and yet proponents and naysayers both spend too much time talking about it. Given the interest blockchain has garnered over the last several years, claiming other things are more interesting […]

Trinsic Basics: What Are Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs)?

“Identifiers” are how you are identified as a unique person and recognized as that same unique person over time. With other people, your primary identifier is your face. With organizations, it might be a student ID, social security number, or driver’s license number. Online, it might be a username, phone number, or email address.   […]

Simplifying SSI-Based Solutions to Focus on Adoption

When the outbreak of COVID-19 started, Michael Corning, the Cryptocosm Architect at Secours.io, wanted to build a self-sovereign identity (SSI) based app that would help reopen his local economy in Sisters, Oregon without reopening the pandemic. As we all know, how easy it is to adopt a new technology or software plays a key role […]

Empowering Doctors with Self-Sovereign Identity

We’re continuing our COVID-19 blog series interviews with Leah Houston, MD. Leah is an emergency doctor that has practiced medicine across the United States for nearly 10 years. She is currently working on an identity project around physician and later patient identities using self-sovereign identity (SSI). We asked Leah to share her thoughts on how […]

Should You Build or Buy Self-Sovereign Identity?

It’s a tale as old as tech: Do I build it in-house or do I invest in a ready-made product? There are dozens of articles scattered around the web which can help you answer this question. But self-sovereign identity (SSI) is a unique market with unique requirements. Here we seek to provide a comprehensive analysis […]

Trinsic Releases New and Improved Developer Documentation Site

When I was hired at the Sovrin Foundation as the first software engineer, my #1 task was to help developers start using Hyperledger Indy quickly. It wasn’t an easy task—two years, loads of documentation, an entirely new Hyperledger project (Aries), and countless workshops later, we’d taken what used to take about six months to accomplish […]