Access and Identity


MDM, EAI, IAM, Data Quality

At a workshop I have held yesterday I had an interesting conversation about some aspects of IAM - especially the way, IAM products are developed without reuse of existing technologies. The discussion isn't really new to me. I have discussed some of the aspects some five or six years ago with…


Why IT cost management requires IAM

Have you ever thought about assigning the IT costs in a correct manner? Services and IAM will help you. Services are a means for a more granular view on what IT provides. That is true as well for the IT infrastructure services which are, for example, covered in ITIL. It is true as well for…


IAM and the midsize market

The ones who are reading our newsletter or the articles at our website for some time know that IAM for the midsize market, e.g. the not that big corporations, is one of my favourite topics. Today I had an interesting discussion with a vendor who raised the question which vendor will dominate…


Nov 30, 2007: Auswahlkriterien für Provisioning-Produkte

Die Identity Management-Marktstudie 2007/2008 hat einerseits gezeigt, dass Provisioning weiterhin das Investitionsthema Nr. 1 im Identity Management-Markt ist. Gleichzeitig planen aber mehr als 5% der Unternehmen den Ersatz ihrer bisherigen Lösungen - ein sicheres Indiz dafür, dass manche…


Why SSO is so popular in these days...

Our upcoming Identity Management market report 2007/2008 shows some interesting results. Not to surprising, at least most of them, but nevertheless pretty interesting. One important information is where the money will be spent next year. For sure there is Identity Provisioning. And, as…

Product Report

Product Report: Passlogix v-GO SSO 6

Passlogix zählt zu den etablierten Anbietern im Enterprise Single Sign-On-Markt. Mit dem Kernprodukt v-GO SSO und ergänzenden Komponenten werden alle wichtigen Anforderungen im Bereich Single Sign-On abgedeckt. Die Lösung ist einfach zu implementieren und zu admi-nistrieren.…


A new competitive situation in IAM

The acquisition of MaxWare by SAP finally has led to a new competitive situation in IAM. I define four segments or clusters of vendors in the market: The ones with focus on the business process The ones with focus on business service management The pure (or mainly) IAM vendors (and the…

Advisory Note

Trend Report: Identity as a service

Identity Management muss und wird sich von monolithischen, funktional orientierten Produkten in den kommenden Jahren in Richtung zu service-orientierten Ansätzen entwickeln. Dabei gibt es viele Facetten. Diese werden in diesem Report vorgestellt und bewertet. Insbesondere wird dabei…


Apr 22 - 25, 2008: European Identity Conference 2008

For hundreds of Identity Management professionals, the European Identity Conference provides an unbiased source of new insights and ideas on a broad scale from business-oriented briefings to hands-on like workshop sessions, with a great number of best practices presentations from real world…


Enterprise Single Sign-on Strategies & Trends

7 Minutes audio enhanced presentation on E-SSO Strategies & Trends


Jun 26, 2007: Provisioning 2.0

Externe Workflows, SPML 2.0 oder die verstärkte Integration von Rollenmanagement-Funktionen in Provisioning-Werkzeugen und Federation-Ansätze sind nur einige der Trends, die den Provisioning-Markt prägen.


May 07 - 10, 2007: European Identity Conference 2007

Compliance Trends & Identity Risk Management • Identity Federation • User Centric Identity • Authentication Trends • Roles & Provisioning

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