By Tim Wilson
It's about as much fun as watching paint dry. But [link=http://www.jmesoftware.com/]identity
access management[/link], done right, could save your company money during tough financial times, researchers said today.
In separate reports, Osterman Research and Forrester Research both urged enterprise IT organizations not to abandon their efforts to streamline and automate their identity and group management processes as business pressures squeeze their resources.
"User provisioning and multifactor authentication are two projects you should keep if you are thinking about cutting back," said Forrester Research's Andras Cser about identity management today. "These are areas where there's a real opportunity to increase efficiency and cost savings."