An Identity and Access Management strategy has the following goals within an organization. It has to explain the needs and value of the IAM concepts and capabilities to both the technical management and to the business management. Furthermore, the strategy has to give a clear overview of the current state of the Identity and Access Management concepts within the company. It needs to be followed by the definition of the desired future state, which includes reviewing and determining requirements with all stakeholders. Last but not least, an IAM strategy should contain a achievable roadmap to define in which sequence the different aspects should be executed.
Of course, a complex strategy like this does not stand on itself. You need tools and resources to make it work. Check out the solutions and tools IS4U offers to create, implement and run an efficient IAM Strategy.
Developing a well-defined strategy is crucial for the success of any IAM initiative. Developing such a strategy cannot be approached by a single department or business unit and requires multiple stakeholders as it takes a lot of time, different kinds of expertise, effort and support to develop.
A short overview of the possible stakeholders:
Even though IAM is gaining in importance and prevalence over the last years , we still notice a lot of companies struggling with a high level IAM strategy. For this reason, we created an IAM Strategy Workshop. Learn how Identity and Access Management can benefit your companies' IT-security and strategy. Pinpoint your needs and discover the right direction and priorities.