Designing, configuring, and implementing SAP roles can be a complex and resource-intensive endeavor. Authorization Architect automates the design of high-quality SAP roles. Authorization Architect ensures roles adhere to defined naming conventions, are adequately reviewed, and are properly documented.
Authorization Architect reads the user history of those who will be using the role, analyzes that history so that the principle of least privilege is followed without impairing their productivity, and supports testing for policy violations like SOD conflicts.
Because Authorization Architect automates the role design and development process it streamlines the audit process. Auditors can quickly obtain the information they need to confirm that role management practices are properly followed and access controls with respect to roles are adequate. Once auditors confirm that Authorization Architect has the right automation policies and is being used consistently, they can move on to other concerns.
Authorization Architect can save thousands of hours of staff time by eliminating the need to configure complex roles in PFCG. Because IT security administrators can run Authorization Architect periodically to redesign roles, they avoid having to live with complex and fragile roles or managing a role redesign project. This regular "refresh" of roles ensures optimal user productivity, superior risk management for the organization's current operations, and minimal time and distraction of IT staff.
Authorization Architect can reduce the size of the role catalog and make roles easier to maintain, request, approve, and recertify. Because Authorization Architect minimizes technical work through automation, even inexperienced team members can easily create high-quality roles fitted to meet both user and auditor requirements.
Maintaining a consistent design across thousands of roles can be challenging. Authorization Architect programmatically enforces role naming conventions that are flexible enough to meet an organization's specific requirements. In addition to administrators being more efficient and end-users more satisfied, Authorization Architect increases the confidence of auditors because they know the role design will be uniformly applied through automation.