Defining Your Identity Management Strategy

Cost Reduction

Automated identity management reduces administration costs and calls to the help desk. An estimated 30% of help desk calls are related to password management.

Identity Management Solutions

Identity Management Solutions provide an:

  • Provisioning capabilities
  • Data Synchronization
  • Profile Management


Key Assessment Criteria:

  • Determine the number and name of accounts each user maintains
  • Determine how many applications are LDAP enabled
  • Identify which users have access to which systems and applications
  • List all applications that individually store user information and access privileges
  • Estimate how many applications and users do you anticipate supporting in the future
  • Calculate the percentage of help desk calls for lost passwords, authorization issues
  • v Establish who owns the identity and access information.
  • Institute policies for security and privacy
  • Prioritize the applications for directory services