Gartner Research

Innovate Your IAM Program to Propel Digital Business

Published: 07 May 2015

ID: G00271072

Analyst(s): Felix Gaehtgens, Ant Allan

Summary

Digital business will massively enlarge the scope and scale of identity and access management, stressing and straining legacy approaches. IAM leaders must seek new approaches that enable IAM to propel rather than inhibit digital business.

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  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • The massive scale and complexity of IAM in a digital business will force IAM leaders to seek simpler, more modular and more scalable approaches for success
  • The need to manage the identities of people and things, and the relationships between them, will drive CIOs, CISOs and DROs to foster unified IAM programs within their organizations
  • New business requirements and the need to propel digital business will drive IAM leaders to reinvent themselves and their teams

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