Gartner Research

Gartner Identity and Access Management Program Maturity Model

Published: 08 October 2009

ID: G00170668

Analyst(s): Earl Perkins, Tom Scholtz, Ant Allan


The maturity of an enterprise's information identity and access management (IAM) program is a key indicator of the effectiveness and efficiency of IAM activities, and of the overall business value of its investments in IAM.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • IAM Defined and the Need for an IAM Program
  • The Gartner IAM Program Maturity Model Versus Other Gartner Security and Risk Maturity Models
  • The Gartner IAM Program Maturity Model
    • Initial
    • Developing
    • Defined
    • Managed
    • Optimized
  • The Profile of the Business Value of IAM Changes With IAM Program Maturity
  • Assessing and Improving IAM Program Maturity

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