Use Cases Posts

March 11, 2019

Use case spotlight: The Government of British Columbia uses the Sovrin Network to take strides towards a fully digital economy

The Government of British Columbia recently announced the launch of OrgBook BC. OrgBook BC is a searchable directory of public, verifiable data issued by government authorities about businesses in British Columbia. OrgBook BC is an exemplar service of the Verifiable Organizations Network (VON) which envisions a new way to issue, store, and share authentic and […]

February 1, 2019

Use Case Spotlight: Luxoft’s Cordentity uses Hyperledger Indy and Sovrin to safeguard private data

Last year, Luxoft, a global IT service provider, became a partner to the R3 Corda Network—a platform that enables the interoperable exchange of data and assets. In order to incorporate identity management into Corda, Luxoft developed a program called Cordentity, which integrates Hyperledger Indy’s distributed ledger technology into the Corda platform. Acting as an identity […]

December 3, 2018

Evernym Accelerator Program: A Global Community Building the Future of Identity with Sovrin

  Last month, self-sovereign identity (SSI) pioneer, Evernym, launched an Accelerator Program to encourage the widespread adoption of SSI. The Accelerator Program provides a collaborative forum for organizations to learn the technical, business and policy-related implications for SSI so that they can deploy decentralized identity solutions as quickly as possible. Participants also gain direct access […]

November 20, 2018

Use Case Spotlight: CULedger Uses Sovrin to Make SSI a Reality for Credit Unions

The Sovrin Foundation was thrilled in May 2018 when Denver-based CULedger applied to become a Founding Sovrin Steward. CULedger is a credit union service organization (CUSO) that focuses on delivering innovative applications to credit unions through its distributed ledger platform (DLT). Their flagship product, MyCUID, is a DLT built platform that enables credit unions to […]

October 31, 2018

Use Case: Demonstrating the Power of the Sovrin Network

Last week was another exciting opportunity for collaborators and contributors to solve identity issues together at the Internet Identity Workshop (IIW). A team from Sovrin attending IIW was delighted to note that a lot of the talks focused on self-sovereign identity, related systems and the technology in development to make it a reality. For those who […]

October 25, 2018

Use Case Spotlight: Truu, Using Sovrin to Provide Trusted Digital Identity for Doctors

Manreet Nijjar and Henry Goodier became doctors to provide critical care and give support to individuals in need – from cancer diagnoses to life saving operations. They believe the best care is given when trust exists between two entities such as a patient and a healthcare professional; a physician and a hospital; or healthcare organizations. […]

October 18, 2018

Use Case Spotlight: iRespond, Using Sovrin to Provide NGOs with Trusted Digital Identity Systems

Iris scans are considered the most accurate and reliable means to biometrically identify an individual. Patient identification, for example, is one of the biggest impediments to global healthcare delivery and to the NGOs working with underserved populations. Data integrity is also essential to clinical trials, which are often at risk for patient co-enrollment. iRespond is […]

October 5, 2018

Use Case Spotlight: Collaboration and Interoperability on Sovrin

One of the greatest aspects of open source technology is the way it unites companies and organizations across the globe to collaborate and help solve shared problems. Sovrin is thrilled to see a recent example of such a collaboration called Job-Creds. This project was led by Sovrin Stewards ATB Financial, Evernym, and IBM and aims […]