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Mapping the Journey to Universal Directory

Over the last couple of decades, companies have become accustomed to safely managing their users, groups, devices, and resources within the corporate network. Using enterprise directories, they have been able to define singular access policies that determine how employees and customers can access the apps and resources they need. But as they…

Configuring Progressive Profiling for Your Custom Apps

At Okta, we see our customers deploy and build a broad range of customer-facing applications. At times, the completeness of a user profile may vary, depending on what is initially known about the user and any additional information that accrued over time. Progressive profiling is used to incrementally collect profile data over time, as a…

How Automated Onboarding Could Save Your Sanity

TL;DR: Giving users access to the tools they need is a challenge, and it’s getting tougher by the day. Automating that process could be the key to your success. Here’s why IT teams need automated provisioning, and how your own team can do it. IT departments today face two main challenges: The first is that people are changing jobs more often—at a…

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