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Does Decentralized Identity Need an Identity Neutrality Manifesto

by Homan Farahmand  |  July 12, 2018

If you are not familiar with the decentralized identity, you can start here. The promise of decentralized identity – self-sovereign identity in the case of people identity – is to...

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Robotic Process Automation Knocking on IAM Door!

by Homan Farahmand  |  February 3, 2017

Manual and tedious identity governance and administration tasks can bring chills to many IT leaders when it comes to planning resources in a budget cycle. It is almost an accepted...

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Testing Your IAM Planning Decisions Needs a Robust Risk Model

by Homan Farahmand  |  April 27, 2016

IAM planners/architects can greatly benefit from predicting the impact of a prioritization decision on operational risk, before making the actual decision. Why? Because testing an IAM planning decision in a...

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Chasing the Long Tail of Fine-grained Authorization

by Homan Farahmand  |  February 9, 2016

Coarse-grained and fine-grained authorization are similar to classic and quantum physics in many ways. One studies the larger objects and the other deals with subatomic particles. With what scientists know...

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When IAM Meets (the Idea Of) Blockchain!

by Homan Farahmand  |  January 24, 2016

It seems the technology market has an emerging champion, Blockchain! Every day we hear how Blockchain can change the world. What most interest me is how Blockchain may affect the...

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The Identity of Things for the Internet of Things

by Earl Perkins  |  August 4, 2014

It is amusing to see the marketing currently attempted by using an offshoot of the phrase "Internet of Things". Of course, as an analyst I am no different, so I...

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Representation over Storage: Responding to "Killing IAM"

by Ian Glazer  |  March 21, 2013

I put my 18 minute ramble/rant on Killing IAM out on the blog a few weeks back, and I have to say, I have been blown away by the response....

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Killing IAM in Order to Save It

by Ian Glazer  |  February 8, 2013

I gave this talk a few months ago. I had just finished writing our 2013 Identity and Privacy Planning Guide and was trying to think of a different way to...

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For your viewing pleasure: IAM Summit 2012

by Ian Glazer  |  November 26, 2012

Next week is our Identity and Access Summit in Las Vegas. I am excited to announce that we'll have nearly all of our full team there, including our newest teammates!...

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The Newest Members of Our Team: Mary Ruddy and Nick Nikols

by Ian Glazer  |  November 1, 2012

No, faithful readers, this isn't a repeat of my last post. The Identity and Privacy Strategies has hired once again… well actually twice again. We snagged two more industry luminaries:...

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