user management

Okta makes user management easy by creating group access profiles. Create a single set of login permissions and then add and remove users easily from the group, so everyone has access to the tools they need from day one.

What is Secure Customer Identity (aka User Management)?

In the modern app ecosystem, virtually every application leverages identity to provide customized and secure user experiences. Customer identity and access management (CIAM), also known as secure user management, or secure customer identity, is the system an application deploys to determine who a user is, and what information they have access to…

Provisioning is a Win Win for Lucid Software

Interested in how Okta works with cloud app vendors to enable the latest in advanced user provisioning? Or are you curious to get an insider’s take on our new provisioning developer program? We recently chatted with Rob Christiansen, director of product management at Lucid Software, to understand why Lucid chose to work with Okta to enable user…

Accelerating Enterprise-Grade App Development with Provisioning Workshops

Enterprises are increasingly demanding that software vendors offer single sign-on and provisioning. That’s why Okta is launching a series of workshops to arm developers and ISVs with the tools and support needed to build provisioning into their applications and adopt uniform user management standards for enterprise-grade security and identity…

Identity and Access Management Challenges with Your SaaS Apps

The largest enterprises with the most sophisticated IT teams in the world are now starting to adopt SaaS applications. They now see that SaaS is not just a new deployment model. With faster innovation cycles and all customers running the same version, SaaS applications are quickly becoming the best applications in every category of IT. As a result…

3 Ways to Simplify Google Apps Collaboration

Google Apps for Work has become wildly popular because it solves so many collaboration, communication, and support problems for businesses of all sizes. Small companies love it because it’s a quick, easy way to set up email and share documents. While large companies like LinkedIn, Avago and Tarmac also embrace Google Apps email and collaboration…

How Businesses Can Put People First: Announcing the User-Centric IT Initiative

There’s a certain kind of satisfaction you get when you turn on your phone, tablet and computer, open an application and find it just works. Like when you select an icon and a cab appears at your location right when you need it. Or when you push a button and that photo of your brother’s graduation is instantly shared with all of your friends. Such…

Encore Capital: Bringing Financial Services to the Cloud with Okta

For financial service companies, moving to the cloud can be daunting given heavy regulation and compliance and security requirements. But Encore Capital isn’t shying away from the cloud. The financial service company is strategically implementing cloud-based applications to improve employee productivity and satisfaction. We recently sat down with…

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