Trends Report

EA: Incorporate Enterprise Role Management Into Your Architecture Strategy

July 15th, 2009

Summary

Adoption of enterprise role management tools is increasing dramatically as a result of compliance and cost pressures. Enterprise role management tools simplify the provisioning and deprovisioning of employee and contractor access to resources, enabling organizations to control this access more quickly and accurately at a lower cost. Conservative estimates indicate that adoption growth rates are at more than 70%. This growth has led to increased breadth and maturity in the solutions available on the market. Enterprise architects, in their role as the champions and stewards of their firm's architecture strategies, must be aware of what's possible today and where this category of technology solutions is evolving so that they can incorporate them into their company's architecture.

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