Ian Glazer

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Entries Categorized as 'Provisioning'


How to Provision a Pope in 6 Easy Steps

by Ian Glazer  |  March 13, 2013  |  4 Comments

Having deprovisioned your previous Pope, you thought your work was done. But just as soon as you’ve settled back into you desk chair you see it – white smoke wafting up from the chimney. It’s time to provision a new Pope! Step 1 – Meet the new Pope First things first, go meet the new [...]

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How to Deprovision a Pope in 6 Easy Steps

by Ian Glazer  |  February 12, 2013  |  14 Comments

Recent announcements got me thinking about how to deprovision executives such as a Pope. Never had to deprovision a Pope before? No worries. We’ve come up with a sure-fire 6 step process guaranteed to help you help your Pope incur a separation from payroll. Step 1 – Listen to HR In order to kick off [...]

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Our Platform

by Ian Glazer  |  April 18, 2012  |  Comments Off

In case you didn’t notice, it’s an election year here in the States. So having taken over the reins of the IdPS research agenda, I wanted to get a jump on the candidates, and announce the first three planks of our platform: Constraints are good The future is federated Relevance is contextual Constraints are Good [...]

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A chronic identity pain

by Ian Glazer  |  January 13, 2011  |  2 Comments

I’m a provisioning guy; it was the way I was raised in the world of identity management. And being a provisioning guy my take on how people are enabled to execute business transactions looks like this: Write a provisioning policy such as people in department 10 get LDAP group Q Enforce that policy – give [...]

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How do you capitalize the “P” in federated provisioning – or – The Black Knight Always Triumphs

by Ian Glazer  |  June 3, 2010  |  1 Comment

Last week, Oracle’s Nishant Kaushik compressed a lot of thought into a very short presentation on federated provisioning and the cloud. Not only did he summarize challenges of federated provisioning, he also proposed 3 alternatives to dealing with it. And he also managed to give me a good-hearted drubbing in the process. Go check out [...]

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