Gartner Research

Delivering Effective Identity and Access Management Capabilities Primer for 2018

Published: 17 January 2018

ID: G00344301

Analyst(s): Brian Iverson , Ant Allan


Digital business optimization and transformation continues to drive massive changes in the scope, scale, needs and goals of IAM. Security and risk management leaders must continuously tune IAM best practices and refresh technology choices to adapt to these changes.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What near- and long-term trends will affect the delivery of IAM capability?
    • What are the most-effective proven and promising IAM technologies?
    • Across different IAM markets, which viable vendors have the most-valuable products and services?
    • What are the best practices for designing and delivering effective IAM capabilities?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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