It’s not unusual for startups to rely on a combination of G Suite and Google Authentication to handle identity management. But as organizations grow in size and complexity – with employees, contractors and even third parties calling upon more applications – onboarding, offboarding, and access management can become burdensome.
That was the situation facing Publishing Factory after the company experienced rapid growth in its first three years. As a provider of a full range of digital marketing services, Publishing Factory relies on employees and contractors in a variety of roles to help clients succeed. To empower its employees, the company needs to pave the way for easy, secure access to essential applications like Bamboo HR, Amazon Web Services, Bamboo HR, Expensify, Microsoft Office 365, Salesforce, and Slack.
As soon as users were forced to remember lists of usernames and passwords and the IT group struggled to understand which employees had access to resources, the company knew it needed to evolve its approach to identity management.