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Martin Kuppinger Founder and Principal Analyst

Stuttgart / Germany

Experience:
25 years in IT industry

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Roles & Responsibilities at KuppingerCole:

As Founder and Principal Analyst, Martin Kuppinger oversees the KuppingerCole research, provides own research, engages in Customer Advisories in his role as Trusted Advisor, and acts as a Managing Director.

Background & Education:

Martin wrote more than 50 IT-related books and is known as a widely-read columnist and author of technical articles and reviews in some of the most prestigious IT magazines in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He is also a well-established speaker and moderator at seminars and congresses. Martin holds a Bachelor in Economics.

  

Areas of coverage:

Martin Kuppinger oversees all areas of KuppingerCole research.

Professional experience:

His interest in Identity Management dates back to the 80s, when he also gained considerable experience in software architecture development. Over the years, he added several other fields of research, including virtualization, cloud computing, overall IT security, and others. Having studied economies, he combines in-depth IT knowledge with a strong business perspective.

Recent blog posts

Blog

Benefits of IAM in Healthcare: Compliance, Security, Profits and More

Healthcare organizations must use IAM as an integral part of their IT infrastructure in order to cope with challenges in various fields, such as compliance, regulations, cybersecurity, and Digital Transformation. In this respect, IAM not only serves as a security technology but also as a…

Blog

Robotic Process Automation – an IAM Challenge

Don’t Run into Security Risks by Managing Robot Accounts the Wrong Way Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is one of the hot IT topics these days. By using robots that automatically perform tasks that humans executed before, companies unlock a significant potential for cost savings.…

Blog

Smart Manufacturing: Locking the Doors You've Left Open When Connecting Your Factory Floor

Smart Manufacturing or, as the Germans tend to say, Industry 4.0, has already become a reality for virtually any business in manufacturing. However, as just recently demonstrated by the attack on Norsk Hydro , this evolution comes at a price: There are doors created and opened for…

Blog

There Is a Price to Pay for Using the Shiny, Bright Cloud Service

One of the slides I use most frequently these days is about Identity Brokers or Identity Fabrics, that manage the access of everyone to every service. This slide is based on recent experience from several customer advisories, with these customers needing to connect an ever-increasing number…

Blog

Blockchain Just a Hype?

Blockchain - Just a Hype?

Blog

AI in a Nutshell

What AI is and what not


Recent research documents

Executive View

Executive View: Osirium Opus Privileged IT Process Automation - 79068

Osirium Opus is a specialized solution that focus on IT Process Automation for privileged tasks. It works standalone or in combination with other ITSM solutions such as Service Now. Opus allows for defining and managing granular tasks, that can be executed securely on the target systems. By…

Leadership Brief

Leadership Brief: Blockchain ID & Self Sovereign Identity - 80105

As the hype around Blockchain is slowing down, the market is moving into a phase of maturity, focusing on business cases where Blockchain technology delivers concrete value, in combination with other types of technologies. Blockchain ID and the related concept of Self Sovereign Identity…

Whitepaper

Whitepaper: Identity Governance. The Value of Leveraging IGA Functions from the Cloud - 80043

With IT functions gradually shifting to the cloud, it is time to rethink the way  supporting infrastructure and platform services such as IGA (Identity Governance and Administration) are implemented. While solutions running on premises, but also supporting cloud services were the norm…

Executive View

Executive View: Exostar Supplier Risk Management - 79074

Exostar Supplier Risk Management delivers advanced capabilities for identifying and managing risk and compliance with cybersecurity and other best practices and standards, along the entire supply chain. By building on the capabilities of the Exostar Platform as an industry collaboration…

Executive View

Executive View: One Identity Manager SAP Integration - 80073

One Identity Manager in combination with the cloud-based Starling Connect service delivers a broad range of integrations into both traditional and cloud-based SAP services. The integration capabilities count amongst the leading-edge solutions in IGA (Identity Governance and Administration)…


Recent webcasts

Webcast

Challenges for Managed Service Providers Offering Privileged Account Management as a Service

Insufficiently protected privileged accounts pose high risks to any given company today. Therefore, Privileged Account Management (PAM) is of paramount importance to a functional insider threat program, which is at the core of any modern cybersecurity strategy. While utilizing a variety of…

Webcast

Under Pressure From the Auditor: Rapid Response by Rapid Access Reviews

Most organizations are aching under the pressure the feel from auditors in delivering information. A large portion of that is based on access reviews, i.e. demonstrating that the least privilege principle and related regulatory requirements are met.

Webcast

Mit Access-Governance-Projekten neue Vorschriften erfüllen, ohne das Rad neu zu erfinden

IGA-Projekte (Identity Governance & Administration) bergen aufgrund ihrer Komplexität diverse Risiken. Diese ergeben sich meistens in der Vernetzung einer komplexen, heterogenen IT-Infrastruktur sowie durch den bereichsübergreifenden Charakter von IGA-Projekten. Wenn man nicht…

Webcast

The Compelling Need for Privileged IT Process Automation

IT processes can often be repetitive and many of these tasks can take companies a lot of time and costs, putting pressure on highly skilled IT staff. By automating IT processes, companies can not only become more productive and efficient but also relieve the load on their IT department.

Webcast

All the Roads Lead to the C, Paved with B2B

More and more organizations use CIAM for B2B use cases as such combination can help companies position themselves on the market. While no one argues that user experience journey for the B2B Customer is just as important as any other customer, they most certainly need a relatively different…


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