Identity Management Blog

Listen to Identropy's Jim McDonald and Jeff Steadman on their podcast at "Identity at the Center".
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Listen to Identropy's Jim McDonald and Jeff Steadman on their podcast at "Identity at the Center".
Listen to Identropy's Jim McDonald and Jeff Steadman on their podcast at "Identity at the Center".
Listen to Identropy's Jim McDonald and Jeff Steadman
Are you about to embark on a journey in the world of Identity? Or are you looking to atone for past IAM or IAG sins? If so, once you have an IAM Roadmap in place, one of the first steps we recommend our customers to thoroughly think through is IAM Roles & Responsibilities. In general, there are 5 bodies a good identity program will assemble: an IAM Advisory Committee, IAM Project Team, IAM Core ...
Identity and access management (IAM) has a problem. Something that I don't really see covered. It has very little to do with technology, standards, processes, and even budgets. I find myself in the sweltering Washington, DC heat and humidity at the identity-focused Identiverse conference. I see a lot of familiar faces that make the routine identity conference circuit. The vast majority of us have ...
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Building consensus for your IAM program and turning it into an enterprisewide initiative is critical to its success. Our team recently had an onsite meeting with the CIO, CSO, CTO and ten or so other key players to review our joint progress on their IAM implementation. We reported that we were on task and under budget but that we had identified a significant risk to the project. The risk we were ...
Identity and Access Management (IAM) is hard and you shouldn’t have to go it alone. To be successful, you need the backing of the organization from all levels. One of the biggest pitfalls to avoid is the loss of momentum and support for a program. It’s a real risk and can create significant challenges as IAM is a long haul item. It lasts years and is never truly “done.” A good IAM program manager ...