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Ian Glazer
Research Vice President and Agenda Manager
4 years at Gartner
16 years IT industry

Ian Glazer is a research vice president and agenda manager on the Identity and Privacy Strategies team. He leads IdPS' coverage for authorization and privacy. Topics within these two main areas include externalized authorization management, XACML, federated authorization, privacy by design, and privacy programs. Read Full Bio

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 express what I had written. What I came up with was this very very different way to express what I had written. I’d love your […]

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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! I just wanted to share what sessions I’ll be involved with next week as well a provide links to those sessions in our Agenda Builder tool […]

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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: Mary Ruddy and Nick Nikols. You likely know Mary as a keeper of the Identity Commons flame, tireless participant in IIWs, and major contributor to […]

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The Newest Member of Our Team: Heidi Wachs

by Ian Glazer  |  September 25, 2012

As I mentioned at Catalyst, the Identity and Privacy Strategies team is growing. I am excited to announce that Heidi Wachs has joined the team effective yesterday.  Heidi joins from Georgetown University where she was the University Chief Privacy Officer and Director of IT Policy.  At Georgetown, Heidi worked to establish and manage University-wide data […]

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A glimpse of the future: Salesforce Identity

by Ian Glazer  |  September 19, 2012

Today salesforce.com unveiled its entrance into the identity market, with a set of identity capabilities, and the market may never be the same. Salesforce.com’s identity capabilities include a federation identity and service provider as well as some user provisioning services. These capabilities use the existing Salesforce user store (and associated schema) as its identity repository […]

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