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Higher Education IAM Landscape

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The complex web of users and apps at a large scale that makes up the higher education IT ecosystem makes identity and access management for institutions challenging, costly and time-consuming. To better understand the unique IAM landscape of these organizations, we set out to learn more about the priorities, initiatives and challenges that are top-ofmind for those charged with managing the myriad of identities within their higher education institutions. These are their stories.

 

Methodology & Participants

 

SURVEY - COMPANY SIZE

This data was collected via 102 participants in the Higher Education industry. Companies in this survey range from below 50 employees to over 1,000.

 

WPR higher education 1

 

SURVEY - ROLES

The participants included decision makers in Information Technology within the Higher Education industry. In particular users were Director-level or above. A distribution is available below.

 

WPR higher education 2

 

Results

 

PULSE #1 - MULTIPLE CHOICE

WHICH OF THESE INITIATIVES ARE TOP PRIORITIES FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION IN THE NEXT 12 MONTHS?

 

WPR higher education 3

 

PULSE #2 - MULTIPLE CHOICE

WHAT ARE YOUR TOP CHALLENGES IN IAM (IDENTITY AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT)?

 

WPR higher education 4

 

PULSE #3 - SINGLE CHOICE

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENTS ARE YOU PLANNING IN THE NEXT 12 MONTHS?

 

WPR higher education 5

 

PULSE #4 - SINGLE CHOICE

WHAT IS YOUR APPROACH TO SHIBBOLETH? SHIBBOLETH IS:

 

WPR higher education 5

 

PULSE #5 - SINGLE CHOICE

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING VALUE PROPOSITIONS FOR IAM-AS-A-SERVICE ARE MOST APPEALING?

 

WPR higher education 5

 

Higher Education IAM Landscape