Gartner Research

2015 Planning Guide for Identity and Access Management

Published: 02 October 2014

ID: G00264639

Analyst(s): Nick Nikols, Mary Ruddy, Anne Elizabeth Robins, Trent Henry, Heidi L. Wachs, Lori Robinson, Phil Schacter

Summary

To meet the needs of digital business across mobility, cloud, information and social realms, technical architects and implementers must embrace the consumer constituency, accommodate identity of "things" and increase the agility of services that they provide and to which they subscribe.

Table Of Contents

Introduction and Industry Overview

  • Identity and Access Management Trends
    • Bimodal IAM
    • Bimodal IAM as a Spectrum

Identity Governance and Administration Trends

  • Market and Technology Trends
  • Planning Considerations

User Authentication and Identity Assurance Trends

  • Market and Technology Trends
  • Planning Considerations

Federated Identity Trends

  • Market and Technology Trends
  • Planning Considerations

Consumer Identity Trends

  • Market and Technology Trends
  • Planning Considerations

Identity Data Services Trends

  • Market and Technology Trends
  • Planning Considerations

Privacy and Information Governance Trends

  • Market and Technology Trends
  • Planning Considerations

Setting Priorities

  • Expect a Quickened IAM Pace
  • User Experience Is the Ultimate Trump Card for Planning
  • New Constituencies Require New Competencies
  • Successful Bimodal IAM Cannot Be Massively Customized
  • Plan for Vendor Change
  • Tech Projects That Hit the Bimodal and Consumer Identity Sweet Spot Will Win

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