Identity Management Blog

In our final blog post of 2019, we wanted to share some great news. Identropy has been named by CIO Review as one of the Top 10 Consulting/Service Companies in 2019 for Identity Governance and Administration. See the review HERE or their article with Victor Barris, our Co-Founder and one of our Managing Partners HERE. We here at Identropy hope all of our blog subscribers have a great holiday season and wonderful New Year!  We'll see you in 2020!
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One thing I love about Identropy is our annual in-person company meeting. It’s a time to build camaraderie with new colleagues and rekindle relationships that have grown over the years. Identropy alumni who are reading this – YES, we still tell stories that include you! This year we met in October, in Clearwater Beach, Florida and we lucked out with the weather. While our meetings were held ...
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 ...
We are thrilled to present our first podcast! 
 
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 a lot of work. A lot of work to get off the ground and a lot of work to keep it going. One of the concerns that I hear often when advising customers revolves around how much effort it is going to take to get their IAM program into a more mature state.  The answer tends to be a lot.
As both enthusiasts and advocates for identity and access management and access governance, we see big changes coming this year. To briefly reflect on 2015, it was full of development and reevaluating what compromises must be made to acquire a fully functional and secure enterprise. For some, it meant outside help; for others, finally admitting that IT is only a fraction of what’s needed to ...
Identropy will be attending Courion’s 13th annual customer conference, Converge 2015. Converge is a user conference strictly dedicated to Identity and Access Management (IAM). The event will cover an abundance of information to help you design your management roadmap, ensure you are using the most efficient tools and secure user access throughout your organization.
Understanding the evolution of the Identity and Access Governance (IAG) space is helpful when determining the value of an identity initiative to your organization. Our industry loves buzzwords and we tend to move in packs, if not herds. By taking a look at the evolution of IAG we can better understand why certain topics are hot. Armed with this knowledge we can determine whether those hot topics ...