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How to Justify IAM Initiatives by Aligning IAM With the CIO's Priorities

Published: 09 June 2017

ID: G00331257

Analyst(s): Brian Iverson, Kevin Kampman

Summary

As CIOs seize on digital opportunities, identity and access management must be reimagined as an accelerator of digital transformation. Security and risk management leaders responsible for IAM need to ensure that IAM programs and capabilities are ready to engage and support the digital ecosystem.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • IAM Leaders Should Align IAM With CIO Priorities to Justify IAM Initiatives
  • Overview
  • Business Priorities
    • Growth and Market Share
    • Digital Business and Digitalization
    • Technology Initiatives and Improvements
    • Customer Focus
    • Innovation, R&D, and New Products and Services
    • Corporate/M&A/New Business/Consolidation
    • Analytics, Data and Information
    • Operations Improvement, Efficiency and Excellence
    • Process Improvement, Optimization and Automation
    • Globalizing the Business/Geographic Expansion
    • Profit Improvement and Profitability
    • Product and Portfolio Improvements
    • Security, Safety and Risk
  • Technology Investments
    • BI and Analytics
    • Cloud Services and Solutions
    • Digitalization and Digital Marketing
    • Infrastructure and Data Center
    • Mobility and Mobile Applications
    • Cyber and Information Security
    • Industry-Specific Applications
    • ERP
    • Networking, Voice and Data Communications

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