Announcing the OpenID Backplane Protocol Work Group August 21, 2012 by Jeff Mills backplane Four weeks ago, members of the OpenID Foundation voted and later announced the launch of the Backplane Protocol Work Group. This is exciting news for both website owners and application developers. For website owners, enabling web applications to talk to one another within the same web page can be frustrating and can take countless hours of development. How should apps communicate with each other in a meaningful way? The OpenID Foundation’s new Backplane Protocol Work Group is focused on this exact problem — helping website owners, application developers and systems integrators simply and securely integrate apps from different providers into a seamless user experience. Read the whole announcement on the OpenID Foundation blog.