JiveWorld 2013: Changing the Way We Work

Last week Okta sponsored JiveWorld 13 for the first time. Not only were we Gold sponsors, but we were also able to interact with 20 Jive partners and 2,000+ attendees. And the timing of the show couldn’t have been better, as the week before we announced our strategic alliance with Jive to help our joint customers and future customers increase how…

Oktane13 Session Spotlight with School of Rock: Rock and Roll World Domination in the Cloud

Guest post by Evan Trent, senior vice president of corporate development at School of Rock. Evan Trent, senior vice president of corporate development at School of Rock At School of Rock, our mission is to inspire the world to rock on stage, and in life. We’re working toward that mission by giving students the opportunity to learn and perform…

Oktane13 Session Spotlight with Post Holdings: “The Bad Place,” Passwords and Identity Management

Guest post by Brian Hofmeister, director of enterprise infrastructure for Post Holdings, Inc. Brian Hofmeister, director of enterprise infrastructure for Post Holdings, Inc. If you've been involved with information technology for any amount of time, chances are you've dipped your toe into the vast sea of ambiguity we call the "cloud," where…

The Intersection of Identity and Big Data: Better Business Insights with Splunk, Okta

Splunk’s mission is to make data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. And there’s big value at the intersection of data and identity. In a great post on Splunk’s blog, “Splunk SSO using SAML through Okta,” the company describes its integration with Okta to improve the user experience. “As part of our ongoing efforts to make Splunk’s…

Oktane13 Session Spotlight with Box: Deploy an Application to 1,000 People in Less than a Minute – and Learn about Integrating Identity into Your Cloud Stack

Guest post by Dan O’Leary, solutions architect at Box. There is nothing more boring than a panel session at a technology conference where someone in marketing gets up for an hour to try and cram as many buzzwords and slides into a timeslot as possible. My session at Oktane13, Okta’s first user conference, is NOT that kind of session. Dan O…

Making Customers Wildly Successful: A Day in the Life of Eric Knittel

Standing still does not seem to be an option for employees at Okta, who are constantly pushing themselves to help their customers. In our latest Day in the Life installment, we spoke with Eric Knittel, director of professional services at Okta, to learn more about how he helps Okta drive customer success on a daily basis. Eric may not physically…

Oktane13 Session Spotlight with AMAG: Nathan McBride on Eliminating the ‘Microsoft Virus’

Guest post by Nathan McBride, vice president, IT and chief cloud architect at AMAG Pharmaceuticals. Oktane13 is almost here and I’m thrilled to be a part of the speaking faculty for this inaugural event. I was asked to speak about deprecating Active Directory in the enterprise – or as I like to call it, eliminating the “Microsoft Virus.” There…

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