Becoming an IT Leader: Theory vs. Practice

IT leaders have tough jobs. They’re expected to maintain the technology required to support daily business operations; introduce new forms of technology that deliver competitive business advantage; spend as little money as possible; keep their teams happy and productive; establish close working relationships with their business partners; and work…

Growing Okta in APAC: A Day in the Life with Drey Liautaud

When I sat down with our APAC corporate account executive, Drey Liautaud (virtually, unfortunately), he couldn’t help but brag about his conference room view-- the iconic Sydney harbour. But Drey has been growing Okta’s presence in APAC long before the opening of our new office. Read on to learn about his journey from a sales development…

Building on a History of Industry Recognition: Okta named a Leader in Forrester IDaaS Research

This week, analyst firm Forrester released research recognizing Okta as a Leader in the Identity-as-a-Service market (IDaaS). The report, The Forrester Wave™: Identity-As-A-Service, Q4 2017,* ranks Okta the highest in both the “current offering” and “strategy” categories among seven IDaaS vendors. You can check out the Wave graphic and get the…

Why Okta is the Box Technology Partner of the Year

When we think of the needs of companies scaling to the cloud today, we think of mobility, collaborative digital workspaces, a shared and secure hub of information for team members, and the need for a central point of control. We have watched Box grow into the go-to content management solution for today’s leading companies by addressing those needs…

From the National Guard to Okta Rollout: A Day in the Life with The Weitz Company’s Owen Fuller

As The Weitz Company expands its job sites to new locations, the IT team needed to ensure its mobile and remote workforce is productive and secure. Tying together identity and mobility management would be key to a successful rollout and Okta and it’s mobility management solution helped ease the migration. Enter Owen Fuller, an Army + Okta-trained…

What are the Biggest M&A Challenges Facing IT Teams Today?

Companies today are constantly looking for ways to transform. The demands are higher than ever to outpace competitors, reach new customers, and respond to changing market demands. The result is that market share and synergy are no longer the sole drivers of M&As. In a survey of IT decision makers from companies with 1,000–10,000 employees…

A Day in the Life with #OktaCertified Kelsey van Haaster

ThoughtWorks partnered with Okta four years ago to take its traditional, on-premises environment to the cloud. Kelsey van Haaster also went through her own transformation-- out of a career in consulting + motherhood to pursue her passion for technology. Now, Kelsey is the Identity Product Owner at Thoughtworks leading a completely remote team and…

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