Understanding the difference between Identity, Authentication and Authorisation

On August 7-8th 2018, technology experts from Australia and around the globe gathered in Canberra for the Digital ID Show. The event was co-located with the Technology in Government Expo and the Cyber Security in Government Conference. Overall, more than 2,500 attendees wandered among 120+ exhibitors and listened to 120+ …

Finding the Trust & Love in Data

Fake news. Fake followers. Fake clicks. Where is the trust and where is the love? Around the corner, that’s where. Tolerance and laissez-faire attitudes are changing. Enough is enough. As the French say: Ras-le-bol. The time for trust, transparency and self-sovereignty is now. While corporate leaders are starting to take very …

Meeco wins Best Overall App at Australian Payments Council Sydney Hackathon

Team Meeco dived into the challenge of improving the lives of Australians with transaction data at the Open Banking Hackathon. The 11-13 August, 2017 event, took place at Meeco’s Sydney residence, Stone & Chalk, was an Australian Payments Network (APC) and Open Bank Project initiative. The challenge: How to improve …

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Data Democratisation: Engagement models of the future

How do you create engagement models around collecting data and reverse the downward spiral of trust? How can organisations navigate the line from being creepy to being cool when using personal data? We believe the answer is partly to bring the consumer into the data value exchange and equip them …

Trust In The Era of A New Resource Boom

Trust In The Era Of A New Resource Boom

Beginning in the early 2000’s, Australia went through a resource boom. Minerals were extracted, jobs were created and the resulting economic activity supported the Australian economy through the 2008 financial crisis. The opportunity to capitalise on the value creation may not have benefited the country in ways like the sovereign …

Our children’s new currency

How many 16-year-olds do you know who are intent on changing the world we live in? Hold that number in your head for a moment. Now, from that small group of ‘Generation Z’ers’, how many are already changing the world? I’d place a bet that number is pretty small. For …

Advancing human-centric personal data: MyData 2016 powered by MeCast

Well, ‘powered by MeCast’ is just part of it. The entire event is actually a little bigger. We’ve written about this before, but to recap quickly, MyData 2016 is a three-day conference, starting on the 31st of August, hosted in the beautiful Finnish capital, Helsinki. The conference brings together thought …

MeEcosystems, the future of data and value

“Up until now the power to capture, analyse and profit from personal data has resided with business, government and social networks. What if you and I had this same power?” This visionary statement, coming directly from our founder and CEO, Katryna Dow, was the hook that captivated me to start …

Meeco Wins IDentity Innovation Award 2016

On the 15th June 2016, during the Trust in Digital World Event in The Hague, Meeco won the IDentity Innovation award. Organised by IDnext, EEMA and TDL, all of whom focus on developments in digital identity. The event is also supported by the Municipality of The Hague (Gemeente Den Haag, …

Show me the action – MyData 2016

At this stage we can comfortably say that the personal data economy is evolving at an astounding rate. The attitudes, behaviours and actions of citizens, combined with legislative pressures are all forcing change. But, the big question, the one that enterprises globally are pursuing, is the potential of new value …

Immutable Me

ID2020 will host its first Summit at the United Nations headquarters in NYC, on Friday 20th May, 2016. The ID2020 Annual Summit will bring together industry leaders, NGOs, governments, emerging technology pioneers and cross-industry experts from both the public and private sector. The aim is, together participants will foster a global …

Sharing the value of personal data – MyData 2016

“Computing became personal in the 1980’s, networking in the 1990’s, media in the 2000’s: Now it’s data’s turn to become personal!” MyData 2016 The persona data market is at in inflexion point. With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becoming legislated across the EU at the start of 2018, personal …

Big Data, Small Data, MyData – Moving from Creepy to Cool

“So I bought this jacket I’d been interested in for a while a couple of weeks ago. With next day shipping I had it quickly and was totally content with my purchase. Then, as per usual, I get back on Google. Day-by-day I noticed the sites I’m browsing advertising the …

The Business Value of Superior User Experience

When moving countries, there’s actually quite a lot one must do to establish a foundation for your life in a new location. Having only been in the UK for eight weeks, I speak from recent experience. One such activity is opening a bank account. My wife and I innocently, after …