In 2010, I gave a (in retrospect somewhat optimistic) talk at the Catalyst conference in which I described a pull-based architecture for account provisioning. SAML was a central part of that architecture, especially in supporting Just-In-Time (JIT) Provisioning, which I was sure was going to be important to the evolution of enterprise cloud applications. In 2011,
That is the position is set out to convince people of with my talk ‘IDaaS: The Now Big Thing‘ at this years Cloud Identity Summit. Even with the words ‘Cloud’ and ‘Identity’ in the name of the conference, and even with a fairly friendly crowd, I knew that this would be a somewhat daunting challenge.
I’m just now coming back to earth from the high I’ve been on since I came back from Vegas on Wednesday. And no, it has nothing to do with the usual things you’d associate with Sin City. I was in Vegas for our company’s bi-annual all-hands meeting. We’ve grown tremendously since I started at Identropy
Time and time again, we hear from organizations that are struggling with the task of managing their IAM deployments. Budget overruns and unexpected expenses, the difficulty of finding and retaining IAM specialists, the inability of an overtaxed IT department to keep up with the constant adjustments and demands on the program – these are just