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Four Rules for a Compelling IAM Business Case

Published: 06 August 2015

ID: G00278239

Analyst(s): Brian Iverson


IAM leaders often struggle to obtain adequate funding for their organizations' investments in IAM capabilities. Prospects for IAM program funding can improve with a persuasive business case that demonstrates alignment of the program with business needs and provides metrics to define success.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Demonstrate a Consensus Among Stakeholders for Program Scope, Objectives and Priorities
  • Align IAM Program Objectives With Business Drivers
  • Use Risk Metrics to Quantify the Case for Investment
  • Be Transparent With the Risks Facing Program Execution

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