target audience: TECH SUPPLIER Publication date: Oct 2022 - Document type: Market Perspective - Doc Document number: # CA49727122
The Future of Digital ID in Canada, 2022
This IDC Market Perspective discusses the future of digital ID in Canada in 2022.There is a convergence of societal and technological movements that makes digital ID a game changer. There is also no time like the present to address some of the lessons learned over the past 25 years. First is the progress in verification technologies, particularly biometrics and. combined with advances in cybersecurity and the ubiquitous use of smartphones, make today's digital ID is secure, convenient, and practical. Access to digital ID holds the promise of inclusion and servicing vulnerable and disenfranchised parts of society.
"We also recognize the genuine desire by governments in Canada to be citizen centric: designing and delivering services for the benefit of individuals and businesses," said Mark Schrutt, strategic advisor, Innovation and Public Sector Research at IDC.