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Address Your IAM Challenges With the Collaboration Success Program

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March 18, 2020

InCommon is looking for organizations interested in participating in a program to help you address your common identity and access management challenges. The third Collaboration Success Program (CSP) cohort will form this summer and the time to express your interest is now. You can use this form (no obligation at this point) to show your interest and receive additional information.

The program offers software training, help from subject-matter experts to answer questions and solve problems, and on-the-ground suggestions from other cohort members. Past participants have leveraged the CSP to help inform, build, and standardize their long-term IAM architecture and design. Others took the plunge from the get-go and made headway moving their implementation plans forward. 

This year’s CSP targets four common challenges, using the community-developed, standards-based software and services that comprise the InCommon Trusted Access Platform.

  • Managing Access – Managing multiple resources and a large variety of access rights is often overwhelming. Whether you are on a campus, a research organization or a company, finding solutions to simplify your access management is essential to your success. Potential Starting Component(s): Grouper
  • Scholarly Collaborations – You need to enable collaboration – across your project or around the world. Your collaborators come from different organizations, identity already in hand, needing access to all of the tools, instruments, and services involved with the collaboration. Potential Starting Component(s): COmanage, Grouper
  • Guest Systems – Providing guest access can be a thorny issue, potentially adding thousands of accounts to the enterprise directory. Wouldn’t it be nice to allow for affiliated groups (from alumni to contractors) use their existing email or social media credentials for access? Potential Starting Component(s): COmanage
  • Identity Onboarding and Lifecycle Management – A person’s role within an organization often changes over time. The challenge becomes managing access based on the individual’s changing role. Potential Starting Component(s): COmanage, midPoint, Grouper, Shibboleth

Interested? We’re looking for 10 or more organizations to collaborate in this fee-based program. If you would like more information, please complete this form by June 30 (no obligation at this point). We will follow up with you about your plans and fit for the program. 

Please visit the Collaboration Success Program page for details, including a timeline. Or you can email