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Building From
the Ground Up

IAM Maturity Journey

1

Phase 1:
Just Getting Started

You’re in Phase 1 If…

You’re just getting started with your IAM program. Many IAM processes are performed manually and it is clear IAM operations could be handled more efficiently.

Centralize

Central Store
for Identities
(Identity Repository)

Corporate White
Pages with
Self-Service

Sychronize

Identity
Synchronization

with AD

Identity
Synchronization
with HR

Automate

Automated
Provisioning
(Ubiquitous Entitlements)

Basic
IDM Event
Logging

Phase 2:
Basic Lifecycle Management

You’re in Phase 2 If…

Your IAM foundation has been established. One or more components (like automated provisioning of new hires or application single sign-on) have been configured for key applications. The value of IAM is being realized but it is clear there is much more to be done.

2

Standardize

Enterprise
Authentication
Service

Provisioning
Workflow with
Proxy / Delegation

Enable

Password
Self
Service

Enterprise
Reduced
Sign-on

Grow

Integration of
Signification System
with ID Repository

Help Desk
Integration
with IDM

3

Phase 3:
Standardization and Extension

You’re in Phase 3 If…

Your IAM environment has a mature level of standardization and automation. Your initial IAM program objectives have been met and now you are seeking to expand functionality to the workforce.

Expand

IDM
for
Contractors

Integration of
Additional Applications
with ID Repository

Secure

Advanced
Authentication
Methods

Entitlement
Attestation
and Recertification

Simplify

Role Based
Access Control,
Role Management

Identity Governance
Processes and
Structure

Phase 4:
Optimization and Automation

You’re in Phase 4 If…

Your IAM environment is mature and is delivering clear value to the organization. You are now interested in shifting focus to proactive monitoring and enhanced integrations between IAM tools.

4

Communicate

Compliance
Dashboard
/ Reporting

Identity-Related
Security Event
Correlation and Alerts

Pinpoint

Fine-Grained
Access
Control

Physical
Security
Integration

Integrate

Privileged
User
Management

IDM
for
Customers

Identity
Federation with
Partners

Role
Lifecycle
Management

Role
Lifecycle
Management

Identity
Based
Storage

Get to the Next Step with GCA

No matter where you are in your IAM maturity, GCA can help you take the next step. Our IAM workshop can help you determine your current IAM maturity and the specific steps your organization needs to take to continue your journey.

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