Navigating Identity Lifecycle Management with the IAM Capability Maturity Model, Part Two

Recently, we discussed the Identity Lifecycle Management (ILM) Maturity Model, including how ILM fits into a modern identity and access management (IAM) system and benefits organizations as a whole. ILM centers around the creation of identities, taking appropriate actions for any changes, and the removal of identities across all the services and applications end users access within an organization's ecosystem.

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Navigating Identity Lifecycle Management with the IAM Capability Maturity Model, Part One

One of the most powerful tenants of any modern Identity and Access Management (IAM) system, and arguably a necessary foundational layer from a security perspective, is Identity Lifecycle Management (ILM).

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How Automated User Account Lifecycle Management Addresses Multiple Role Challenges in Higher Ed

Recently, we packed our bags and traveled to the scenic village of Lake Placid, New York for the 2019 State University of New York (SUNY) Technology Conference.

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Delegated Administration: A Powerful IAM Tenet that Increases Business Agility, While Empowering Employees, Part One

One of the most powerful features of any modern identity and access management (IAM) solution is delegated administration. This core feature gives business users of an organization the ability to perform basic IT functions, such as new account creation, role and group assignment, and access requests, all without the capabilities and permissions typically tied to a privileged IT role.

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Mergers & Acquisitions: How IAM Solutions Make Day One Access a Reality

So your company is buying a company….

This is undoubtedly a huge step forward for your organization and a reason for celebration, but if you’re part of the IT department, you might be more focused on the long list of important tasks to be done immediately after the contract is signed.

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EDUCAUSE 2018: Higher Education's Struggles and Successes with Identity and Access Management

Last month, a group of our higher education experts packed their bags and traveled to Denver, Colorado to participate in the much anticipated 2018 EDUCAUSE Annual convention. Once there, they enjoyed three action-packed days completely dedicated to technology in higher education.

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Modern IAM and the Student and Alumni Experience

Delivering an optimal student and alumni experience is top requirement for CIOs at higher education institutions. More and more, this puts pressure on them to provide an optimal digital experience, as technology and cloud resources continue to play a growing role on college campuses.

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Healthcare M&A: How IAM Helps Tackle Common Integration & Consolidation Challenges, Part 1

Healthcare mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are happening more frequently than ever. In fact, 2017 was a banner year for M&As, with 115 transactions, including 10 deals between hospitals with a net revenue of over $1 billion—the highest number in recent history.

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Why Legacy, Homegrown, and Open-Source IAM Systems Can't Address Higher Education's Identity Management Challenges

While higher education institutions face many of the same identity and access management (IAM) challenges as corporations, they also must overcome a number of complex and unique hurdles that typically aren’t seen in corporate enterprise deployments.

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Onboarding and Offboarding: 7 Identity Lifecycle Management Challenges Solved with Modern IAM, Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we discussed the challenges that come with onboarding employees and granting access, specifically determining which permissions to give an employee, providing employees with day one access, and managing ad-hoc access requests.

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