UCD can – over time –  provide a range of necessary online applications which government needs, but cannot easily provide itself because of the need for such applications to be used not only in the individual to government relationship, but also between individual., and between an individual and a private sector service provder. These applications include:

The technology required for UCD is now mostly in place, and can be regarded as a variant of recent work on “self-sovereign identity”, led by various standards bodies, and certain software companies.

What UCD contributes are coherent business, funding,  and governance models – together with a credible route to scale –  required for the implementation of these technologies at scale in the UK.