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Identity Governance and Administration an Essential Building Block of an Identity and Access Management Infrastructure

Published: 12 March 2015

ID: G00271471

Analyst(s): Lori Robinson


Identity governance and administration provides significant business value, but it is a complex discipline. To sift through IGA complexities, this initiative analysis provides an overview of user provisioning technologies and processes.

Table Of Contents



  • Building a Business Case for IGA
    • Reduce Administrative Inefficiencies
    • Improve Security, Control and Compliance
    • Increase Business Productivity
    • Enhance User Experience
  • IGA Process Overview
    • Identity Life Cycle Event
    • Policy Administration
    • Fulfillment
    • Audit and Review
  • IGA Technology Overview
    • IGA Functions
    • Password Management
    • IGA Architecture
  • What's Next for the IGA Market
    • IGA for Cloud Applications
    • Cloud-Hosted IGA
    • IAI
    • Nonemployee IGA
    • Just-In-Time Provisioning


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