Stan Hammer
Guest speaker

Stan Hammer

Chief Technologist and Assistant CIO
Stanley W. Hammer is currently the Chief Technologist and Assistant CIO at Western Carolina University. The Chief Technologist Office oversees the Identity and Access Management program. Stan has been at Western Carolina University for almost 20 years. At WCU, Stan was a key leader and resource during implementation of its ERP, Data Warehouse, Microsoft 365, Identity Governance Administration, and many more. Before Western Carolina University, Stan worked in software development specializing in Geographic Information Systems.

Western Carolina University is located in the heart of the Appalachian mountains and is the western most institution in the University of North Carolina system. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college. Top ranked nationally for undergraduate research with 120+ undergraduate degrees, minors, and concentrations as well as a top ranked Outdoor School.
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Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM PDT
Case Study: IGA Practitioners Journey in Blue Rigde and Great Smoky Mountains – WCU way

In this session, we will take you on a journey of Identity Governance from 2014 to now. From past of decentralized, chaotic, technology-centric spiderweb of applications with no identity store, no visibilities of access and use, hidden institutional knowledge, to modern days of centralized identity governance platform, business and people-centric approach to IAM, policies and processes build on practical needs, 360 degrees views, better user experience and leadership recognition.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.