Gartner Research

Communicate Plans and Manage Program Risks With the IAM Roadmap

Published: 02 July 2015

ID: G00262281

Analyst(s): Anmol Singh, Brian Iverson


The roadmap is the vehicle for communicating with stakeholders about identity and access management program plans and managing execution risks. IAM leaders should follow the guidance in this research to build a roadmap with the right granularity and planning horizon for maximum effectiveness.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Select Projects Built Around Deliverables That Fulfill Objectives
    • Build Rigor Below the Surface With Project Charters
  • Design the IAM Roadmap With the Right Focus and Level of Detail
    • Develop Strategic Themes by Grouping Objectives
  • Arrange Projects According to Priorities, Dependencies and Risk Management
  • Regularly Review and Update the IAM Roadmap
    • Preserve Multiple Views
    • Use Metrics to Forecast and Demonstrate Progress

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