Single Sign-On Toolkit

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Manage services based integration of role based access control, active directory,ldap, single sign on, end user provisioning, identity and access governance, and identity data synchronization services with existing applications and systems.

More Uses of the Single Sign-On Toolkit:

  • Methodize: partner deeply with material IT and security team members to evaluate, implement and run the right process and technology solutions for your digital workplace services/tools.

  • Manage work with other architects, Project Management Office and Change Management to ensure integrations are appropriately prioritized and support the business and IT strategic plan.

  • Pilot: partner with the security and information technology teams to develop and maintain a zero trust security architecture to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of organization data.

  • Be accountable for driving and deploying modern access management options, as single sign on (SSO), federated identities, multi factor authentication (MFA) and privileged account management.

  • Drive and facilitate considerations with teams to develop and implement strategies that optimize Digital Workplace technology adoption.

  • Manage work with customers to understand and validate technical requirements (Security evaluation, Single Sign On, SAML, Platform Integrations, API usage).

  • Develop prototype of the system design and work with database, operations, technical support and other IT areas as appropriate throughout development and implementation processes.

  • Liaise with programmer and functional analyst staff to help coordinate banner and database related efforts and efficient service operations.

  • Identify and mitigate risks, by taking proactive steps to prevent undesirable outcomes, and striking the right balance between practical and secure solutions.

  • Be accountable for architecting and reviewing Federated Single Sign On using various open standards, particularly Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) and OpenID.

  • Be accountable for deploying modern access management options, as single sign on (SSO), federated identities, multi factor authentication (MFA) and privileged account management.

  • Drive: design and own the products, processes and services that support the digital workplace technology, privacy and security needs in an effective, customer centric manner.

  • Lead: relentlessly drive an end user focused it culture that delivers on your mission of people first, easily pivoting from no to how when faced with challenges.

  • Guide: work closely with technical architects, data and software engineers to ensure optimal application and data database/warehouse design to support reporting requirements.

  • Control: monitor and drive customer identity single sign on and multi factor implementation efforts across multi stakeholder teams (internal business stakeholders, technology development and implementation teams, external business partners).

  • Configure okta to provide enterprise single sign on services and enable multi factor authentication (mfa) platform features for internal and external applications.

  • Provide appropriate training and support to business users on the use of Tableau interactive web reports, and Tableau Desktop.

  • Be accountable for gathering, documenting, and analyzing user needs and design requirements, developing application specifications and determining system performance standards.

  • Manage knowledge and skill in creating and administering technical training sessions for organization administrators, department, and staff.

  • Methodize: modern access management options, as single sign on (sso), federated identities, multi factor authentication (mfa) and privileged account management.

  • Be accountable for bringing insight and know how to the design, implementation and operation of Materials Digital Workplace to drive solutions that scale across Material.

  • Administer single sign on technologies, contribute to the technical roadmap, and work with system owners to integrate sso into platforms.

  • Integrate technology across a wide variety of systems to increase collaboration across different systems, environments and domains.

  • Be accountable for collaborating with teams in using Agile development techniques to design solutions that maximize simplicity, stability, maintainability, and code reuse.

  • Determine and prioritize the right people, processes and technology solutions to deliver the best outcomes for the Digital Workplace, Materials users and ultimately, your clients.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Single Sign-On Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Single Sign-On related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Single Sign-On specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Single Sign-On Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 994 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Single Sign-On improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 994 standard requirements:

  1. What are the differences in leadership styles amongst SSOs in different cultural and geographic contexts and what is the impact of leadership styles on innovation capacity?

  2. Are the forecasts for the cumulative amount and the maximum consecutive number of transactions for which strong authentication can be waived subject to time constraints?

  3. Does the vendor support advanced authentication methods as multifactor authentication, SAML, SSO, Active Directory/LDAP, or other identity management solutions?

  4. Is your organization looking to implement a single-sign-on solution for all mobile devices that would apply to any and all work related data and apps?

  5. Do you anticipate the testing solution to be used organization wide by department, specifically in a couple departments ore in the testing center?

  6. Does the sso solution provide access to all password protected applications regardless of whether the user is connected to the corporate network?

  7. Have you installed an application that is enabled for Single Sign-On on each of the PCs that will participate in the Single Sign-On environment?

  8. What are the mechanisms that need to be created in your organization that will create an environment that is conducive to challenging debate?

  9. Is it possible to deliver a common authentication mechanism across cloud and corporate services, including directly between cloud services?

  10. Which actions must be taken to recover the updates to LDAP that occurred during the identity feed and related provisioning activities?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Single Sign-On book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Single Sign-On self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Single Sign-On Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Single Sign-On areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Single Sign-On Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Single Sign-On projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Single Sign-On Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Single Sign-On project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Procurement Audit: Does the department have a procurement strategy and is it implemented?

  2. Source Selection Criteria: What are the steps in performing a cost/tech tradeoff?

  3. Scope Management Plan: Is your organization structure for both tracking & controlling the budget well defined and assigned to a specific individual?

  4. Change Management Plan: What are you trying to achieve as a result of communication?

  5. Probability and Impact Assessment: Monitoring of the overall Single Sign-On project status Ð are there any changes in the Single Sign-On project that can effect and cause new possible risks?

  6. Probability and Impact Assessment: What should be the requirement of organizational restructuring as each subSingle Sign-On project goes through a different lifecycle phase?

  7. Cost Management Plan: Forecasts Ð how will the time and resources needed to complete the Single Sign-On project be forecast?

  8. Team Performance Assessment: To what degree do the goals specify concrete team work products?

  9. Team Operating Agreement: Resource allocation: how will individual team members account for time and expenses, and how will this be allocated in the team budget?

  10. Duration Estimating Worksheet: Will the Single Sign-On project collaborate with the local community and leverage resources?

Step-by-step and complete Single Sign-On Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Single Sign-On project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Single Sign-On project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Single Sign-On project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Single Sign-On project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Single Sign-On project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Single Sign-On project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Single Sign-On project with this in-depth Single Sign-On Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Single Sign-On projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Single Sign-On and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Single Sign-On investments work better.

This Single Sign-On All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.