Gartner Research

Managing Identities, Access and Trust for Digital Workplace Success

Published: 14 August 2015

ID: G00280411

Analyst(s): Ant Allan

Summary

Traditional approaches to IAM can impede the success of digital workplace initiatives. IAM leaders should adopt innovative approaches and technologies to maximize the benefits of the digital workplace.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • The digital workplace focus on (among other things) cloud, mobile and social drives IAM leaders to hasten and deepen investments in IAM to provide appropriate support
    • Cloud
    • Mobile
    • Social
    • Bimodal IAM
  • The digital workplace goal of increasing employee agility and engagement encourages IAM leaders to take a people-centric approach to IAM
  • The digital workplace's need for less friction via reduced preventative controls obliges IAM leaders to focus on balancing investments across protection, detection and response

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