Overview#Identity Lifecycle Management is the management of the Digital Identity and includes:
The typical steps in Identity Lifecycle Management are shown below.
Identity Lifecycle Management Enrollment#Represents the steps taken when a new Digital Identity is created. This could be when
- a new employee is hired
- a contractor starts work
- a customer or partner is initially granted access to the Organizational Entity's system.
Identity Lifecycle Management#Users are dynamic—they change names, addresses, responsibilities and more.
Identity Lifecycle Management Support#Entity sometimes experience problems with systems and applications. They may , for example:
- forget their password - Password Management
- require new or changes to their Resource Provisioning.
- resolve "other" user problems.
Other Identity Lifecycle Management processes#
Incidentally, the term lifecycle does not imply that users who have been deactivated will necessarily be onboarded again. However, this does happen. For example, employees may leave a company and be re-hired later, or contractors may end their contract only to be hired as employees.