Category: <span>idm</span>

IDM and the Holidays (Part IV)

As we approach the holidays, it is time again to reflect on how an IDM solution can help your business and connected systems flourish in an otherwise chaotic time. (And I’m not talking about chaotic times like last-minute shopping sprees or scrambling to wrap gifts the night before.) No, I’m talking about the chaos that
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Should You Swap IDM Products?

A common situation we run across in the world of consulting is when companies choose to swap one IDM solution for another.  There are a number of reasons to consider making a change like licensing costs, feature set, knowledge levels and even future expansion. And a lot of times these can be very valid reasons
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IDM & the Holidays: Part III

Now that the holiday season has drawn to a close, the focus of the New Year turns to accelerating growth for many companies. And this often means new hires to support new business. Previously, I talked about how the holidays can be a real struggle for end users and support techs because of passwords. People
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filtering idm transactions with variable values

From time to time we run across requirements where there is some attribute that is used to hold a value that can vary greatly across the enterprise from one object to another, usually users. Most commonly it is for things like job codes, departments, locations or various entities under a corporate umbrella. Typically in those
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Training: The Key to Continued IDM Success

When implementing a new IDM product there is one thing that should never be skipped – training.   Oftentimes training gets overlooked during scheduling or is cut out due to budget concerns.  It happens.  When you are coordinating resources and scheduling, most project managers focus on development, testing and implementation times, so training is not
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IDM & The Holidays: Part II

Now that the holidays are over, it’s a good time to reflect on the IDM impact of paid holidays or large percentages of workforces taking vacation time all at once.  Although day-to-day work may stand still for a few days, time does not.  Many companies today have security policies that require passwords to be changed
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IDM & The Holidays

It’s holiday season again and for many companies that means a reduced workforce with a lot of personnel taking lots of time off to spend with family and/or travel. For most this is an annual time of celebration and relaxation, but for others, like a help desk or IT person, it means the calm before
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