Gartner Research

Take Control of Enterprise Role Management

Published: 27 February 2015

ID: G00262285

Analyst(s): Brian Iverson

Summary

Role frameworks that may have proved successful for complex business applications do not scale to the enterprise. IAM leaders should use Gartner's enterprise role framework to organize and scope role management across an entire organization with identity governance and administration solutions.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Follow a Layered Approach to Role Management in the Enterprise Arena
  • Enforce Discipline Through Methodology and Governance
    • Begin With Engineering Roles in the Resource Layer
    • Organize Roles in the People Layer by Dimensions
  • Rely on Policies for Associating Users With Roles

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