Ian Glazer

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Entries Tagged 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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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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Performing an entitlement lobotomy on the enterprise

by Ian Glazer  |  June 8, 2010  |  2 Comments

As a part of its data center consolidation efforts, HP is going to be letting going 9000 IT workers. As this Computerworld article points out, although not confirmed, it highly likely that at least some of these terminated employees are system administrators. And as those admins walk out the door so too will walk an [...]

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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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On ecosystems, echo chambers, and an interop

by Ian Glazer  |  June 1, 2010  |  2 Comments

I spent last week in the Denver area talking to Gartner (and therefore Burton Group) prospects and customers. One of the things that I have come to rely upon when talking to customers and prospects is the experiences I can draw from based on my relationship to the community. My relationship with the community helps [...]

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