Published: 09 September 2009
Analyst(s): Ian Glazer
Early in 2009, Burton Group conducted a series of in-depth interviews with enterprises representing a diverse set of industries to determine the progress of role management projects and role management techniques. Consistently, access certification, in response to compliance needs, was cited as a major component of overall role and identity programs at these enterprises. Teams interviewed also discussed their associated needs and approaches to the gathering, cleansing, translation, and usage of entitlements--the discipline of entitlement management. In this Methodologies and Best Practices document, Senior Analyst Ian Glazer reviews these enterprises' approaches to access certification and entitlement management.
Access Validation, Not Access Certification
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