Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Identity Governance and Administration

Published: 15 March 2016

ID: G00274989

Analyst(s): Perry Carpenter, Brian Iverson , Felix Gaehtgens


IGA tools are critical for controlling digital identities linked to accounts and entitlements maintained in repositories throughout organizations. Identity and access management leaders should incorporate the evaluation of critical capabilities as part of the formal selection process for IGA tools.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • AlertEnterprise
    • Atos (Evidian)
    • CA Technologies
    • Courion
    • Dell
    • EMC (RSA)
    • Hitachi ID Systems
    • IBM
    • Micro Focus (NetIQ)
    • Omada
    • Oracle
    • SailPoint
    • SAP
    • Saviynt
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Identity Life Cycle
    • Entitlements Management
    • Access Requests
    • Workflow
    • Policy and Role Management
    • Access Certification
    • Fulfillment
    • Password Management
    • Auditing
    • Reporting and Analytics
    • Ease of Deployment
    • Scalability and Performance
  • Use Cases
    • Enterprise
    • Small or Midsize Business
    • Governance-Focused
    • Automation-Focused
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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