I'm having a bit of trouble reconciling that one of the podcasts will discuss
state of identity in enterprise
with his list of technologies to be discussed
Technology: OpenID & CardSpace (700 words)
There is nothing 'new' about omitting SAML when discussing user-centric - doing so is almost an identity law in its own right (one of those antiquated laws that should be stricken from the books).
But to ignore SAML when discussing the enterprise - that's definitely new.