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A Successful IAM Program Begins With a Vision

Published: 24 May 2016

ID: G00278245

Analyst(s): Brian Iverson


IAM programs often struggle to obtain support and sustained commitment for investments in IAM processes and technologies. Before developing a roadmap or business case, IAM leaders need to work with stakeholders to create a shared vision that establishes clear IAM program objectives and priorities.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Use Vision Development to Generate Political Capital for the IAM Program
  • Engage With Stakeholders Through Representatives to Understand Their Needs and Manage Expectations
  • Maintain a Working Consensus Among Stakeholders Around the Scope, Objectives and Priorities

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