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2011 ECAR Report on IdM in Higher Ed ucation Now Publicly Available

The Identity Management in Higher Education, 2011 Report  is now available to the public. You may access the report (originally published June 2, 2011), along with the methodology, survey instrument, case study, and more through the ECAR research hub.

Based on its findings in Identity Management in Higher Education, 2011, ECAR offers the following recommendations:

  • Establish role and identity management policies before embarking on an IdM implementation.
  • Gain executive support, anticipate infrastructure needs, conduct risk assessments, develop business cases, and identify and monitor appropriate metrics.
  • IdM can provide many benefits. Be clear about which priorities you wish to achieve before you begin.
  • Take a serious look at federating.

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