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By Martin Kuppinger

Identity for the Business: Identity Fabrics supporting the Digital Transformation

Business is changing fundamentally. Digital Services are the new normal, both as autonomous business models and accompanying physical goods. The connected vehicle and the changes in transportation illustrate this perfectly well. Businesses require a new type of infrastructure for managing their digital identities in new digital services, well beyond humans. Identities of things and devices become part of what Identity Management needs to deliver, and Identity Fabrics are the paradigm for architecting an Identity Management for the Digital Business.

Commissioned by Accenture Security

1 Introduction

Over the past years, the Digital Transformation of businesses has gained further momentum. Digital Transformation has expanded from the early industri ...

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2 Highlights

  • Understanding the central role of digital identities of humans, devices, and things for creating new digital services in the Digital Transformation
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3 The Need for Managing all Identities in the Digital Transformation

Digital services are centered around the digital identity, which is at the core of every such service. Thus, Identity Management must provide all serv ...

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4 Identity Management and the Business Case: More than an IT Exercise

Identity Management is more than an IT exercise. Doing IAM right requires a deep understanding of business requirements, changing the profile of what ...

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5 Identity Fabrics: Building the Foundation for a Future-Proof IAM

Identity Fabrics are a paradigm that takes a holistic perspective on IAM, delivering a comprehensive set of capabilities for enabling access of everyo ...

The technical architecture of services should follow the paradigm of microservices, deployed via containers, and able to be executed in a variety of d ...

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6 Accenture Memority: Identity Fabric for the Real World

Accenture Memority is an IDaaS solution delivering a comprehensive set of IAM capabilities, including a well-defined and comprehensive Identity API la ...

Accenture Memority is an IDaaS solution that supports both IDaaS IGA and IDaaS AM use cases. It supports all major feature areas, from Identity Provis ...

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7 Action Plan for Supporting the Business with Identity Services

It is time for organizations to rethink their IAM approach and shift from technology and segregated tools to a comprehensive approach, serving the eme ...

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KuppingerCole, founded in 2004, is a global, independent analyst organization headquartered in Europe. We specialize in providing vendor-neutral advice, expertise, thought leadership, and practical relevance in Cybersecurity, Digital Identity & IAM (Identity and Access Management), Cloud Risk and Security, and Artificial Intelligence, as well as for all technologies fostering Digital Transformation. We support companies, corporate users, integrators and software manufacturers in meeting both tactical and strategic challenges and make better decisions for the success of their business. Maintaining a balance between immediate implementation and long-term viability is at the heart of our philosophy.

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