KuppingerCole Report
Buyer's Compass
By Richard Hill

Identity Governance & Administration (IGA)

Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) refers to the increasingly integrated Identity Lifecycle Management and Access Governance markets that are now commonly aided by intelligent features. This KuppingerCole Buyer’s Compass will provide you with questions to ask vendors, criteria to select your vendor, and requirements for successful on-premises IGA deployments. This document will help prepare your organization to conduct RFIs and RFPs for Identity Governance & Administration (IGA).

1 How to Use the Buyer’s Compass

This KuppingerCole Buyer’s Compass on IGA solutions provides information about

  • Use Cases
  • Functional Selection Criteria
  • Non-functional Selectio ...
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2 Market Segments Defined

Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) refers to the increasingly integrated Identity Lifecycle Management and Access Governance markets. Where ...

Regarding scalability and performance, increasing the IT landscape for organizations, IGA deployments can quickly go under stress to perform better in ...

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3 Top Use Cases

Use Case Description
Identity Lifecycle Management (ILM) Focused Some IGA vendors, such as new entrants into the IGA market, focu ...
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4 Top 20 Selection Criteria - Functional

IAM leaders must perform a detailed evaluation and assessment of Identity Governance & Administration (IGA) providers. The functional selection criter ...

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5 Top 10 Selection Criteria – Non-functional

Aside from the functional selection criteria listed above, there are a number of non-functional criteria to take into account when deciding on an appr ...

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6 Use Cases / Selection Criteria Matrix

Having identified the essential use cases and selection criteria for Identity Governance & Administration (IGA) vendors, this section provides a matri ...

These criteria need to be adapted to your business and operational requirements. KuppingerCole Advisory Services can support organizations with adapti ...

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7 Top 5 Prerequisites - Technical

Even if you transition from an on-premises Identity Governance & Administration (IGA) deployment to an IDaaS approach, you will still need to carefull ...

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8 Top 10 Prerequisites - Organizational

A successful Identity Governance & Administration (IGA) vendor selection depends on more than the technology itself, and organizational factors should ...

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9 Top 10 Questions to ask the Vendors

In addition to asking about specific features, other questions are worth asking vendors. The following questions help in understanding the maturity of ...

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