Gartner Research

Master Bimodal IAM Capabilities to Achieve Digital Business Success

Published: 11 March 2016

ID: G00296711

Analyst(s): Ant Allan , Felix Gaehtgens


Organizations preparing for digitalization need IAM leaders to provide a different set of basic services and capabilities, or will look elsewhere. IAM leaders must assist and empower bimodal approaches by focusing on efforts to enable software developers through new APIs and agile methodologies.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • The different requirements from both modes of bimodal IT are sometimes contradictory and create considerable tension within IAM programs that IAM leaders cannot resolved with established methods
  • The underlying development activities of Mode 2 require IAM leaders to support software developers as additional important business stakeholders, or they risk becoming irrelevant for Mode 2

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