I’ve been blogging on Gartner analyst Ian Glazer’s recent video on whether we need to kill IdM in order to save it. It seems appropriate to begin these with words of Martin Kuppinger, in response to the Glazer video and my first post on this topic: “…. I believe in approaches that build on existing..

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Last week, we discussed Ian Glazer’s video on killing identity in order to save it. And this week I want to follow up on some of the questions I raised at the end of my post: What makes hierarchies, along with graphs, so important (think contextual relationships). How SQL databases can capture information without redundancy,..

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Our good friend Ian Glazer from Gartner is out with an excellent but provocative new video, where he proposes that we need to kill identity in order to save it. Now, I prefer evolution to revolution, but this video should spark a conversation that’s long overdue—about how yesterday’s identity infrastructure can meet the demands of..

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Groups Builder automates the definition of dynamic groups to use for authorization and delegated administration.

There’s a lot of buzz around XACML and momentum building to externalize authorization from applications – and we’re as excited as anyone to see these trends continue to take off. Unfortunately, externalizing authorization of the myriad applications in your infrastructure is a process that will take time. As this transition takes place, the reality is..

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We’ve been banging the federated identity service drum for a while now. But no less than Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has taken up the beat: Identity federation is the next big thing for one of the biggest players in the SaaS category. As Benioff announced, the new Salesforce identity service will “deliver a single, social,..

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