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People First, Technology Second

Over the past six months, I’ve spoken and written quite a bit about IT’s imperative to transition to a “people first, technology second” mentality, and focus more on delivering experiences than managing technology. In our consumer lives, we live in a mobile-first … Continue reading

Cloud Framework Panel Recap: “Started From the Bottom, Now We’re Here”

It’s not every day that a panel we’re involved in will prompt coverage with Drake lyrics. And yet, just that happened last week after our CSO David Baker participated in a panel on the ‘New Cloud Framework’ with executives from … Continue reading

New Year, New Use Cases: How We’re Driving New Kinds of Value for Cloud Service Providers

Okta was founded in 2009 with unwavering focus on customer success. As we grow, we’ve continued to learn about the companies with which we work, the unique challenges they face and new ways that we can provide massive value for … Continue reading

2014: The Year the Tidal Wave of Cloud Hits the UK

The fast-paced nature of the tech industry makes predicting what the year ahead holds a difficult task. As IT decision makers, we’re constantly asking, “What will be the next must-have mobile device, and how will we integrate it into our … Continue reading

Game of Thrones, House of Cards and the Enterprise User Experience

Like most offices on Monday mornings, ours tends to be abuzz with talk of Sunday night television. We have a faction of Game of Thrones fans, some Walking Dead-heads and our marketing team is anxiously awaiting the second season of … Continue reading

Integrate More Applications into Okta’s Application Network

The consumerization of applications and devices is changing the way businesses approach technology. Companies are putting people first, placing emphasis on the user experience rather than the technology itself. IT departments are seeing an even greater proliferation of specialized applications, … Continue reading

Finding the Okta DNA: A Day in the Life of Aisha Stephenson

Competitive sack races aren’t usually top of mind when you think about enterprise cloud startups. But when it comes to ensuring our people find their workplace as productive and enjoyable as possible, Okta’s director of people Aisha Stephenson goes the … Continue reading

Splunk: Crawling through the Digital Muck with Okta

Splunk: derived from ‘spelunking’, the hobby or practice of exploring caves. Splunk envisions an IT world where big data makes sense and does not require any headlamps or helmets to crawl through the digital muck. In this world, data is … Continue reading

Okta Highlights from 2013: A Year in Numbers

2013 included many milestones for Okta.  We made the leap across the pond to open our first international office in London. Our co-founders were on mainstream TV for the first time – featured on CNBC’s Squawk Box and on Bloomberg … Continue reading

Customer Success: More Than Answering the Phone

When Okta’s co-founders set out to build a product that would help businesses adopt cloud and mobile technology, they started by asking CIOs about the challenges they faced adopting cloud. They worked off of constant feedback, evolving the product to … Continue reading

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