Top-down or Bottom-up?

  • TYPE: Combined Session DATE: Wednesday, May 09, 2007 TIME: 16:30-17:30

Top-down or Bottom-up Roles Modeling: Which Approach fits best?

It is commonly accepted that enterprises are urged to take a more rigorous approach to modeling the relationship of individual to the organization, aka role modeling.

Less agreement can be found on the question which path to take best to achieve this goal. Should we choose a stepwise or a big bang approach, model system wise, business process by business process oder enterprise wide and finally should we model top down form business processes to elementary business functions to actors an their interactions with resources?. Or better take the bottom-up path of constructing roles from existing privileges, aggregating and refining them step by step to be sure to match with the enterprises real existing requirements?

The expert panel will discuss these questions and will come up with suggestions and recommendations.
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Paul Heiden (1967) is BHOLD Company’s founder and CEO. Paul started his career as an officer of the Royal Netherlands Marine Corps specialized in mountain and arctic warfare. Having obtained a master degree in Dutch and Roman law, Paul became legal counsel at KPN, the Dutch...

Dr. Kuhlmann plays a key role in the continued development Omada’s solutions, including the award-winning Omada Identity Manager solution that is built entirely on the Microsoft platform and integrates with Microsoft Identity Lifecycle Manager to provide a robust solution for Compliance...

Dr. Ron Rymon serves as Vice President for Strategy, in CA Security Business Unit since 2008. Prior to CA, Ron was Founder of Eurekify, the pioneer and leading provider of role & compliance management solutions, where he filled management roles ranging from R&D, to product management, to...

Brent Thurrell is Director of Sales for Vaau Corporation in EMEA. Prior to Vaau, Brent worked for a niche consultancy firm heading up their Identity & Access Management practice in the UK. Having consulted and advised clients in multiple sectors (public and private) on topics ranging from...


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