Every technical employee needs access to do their job successfully, and when technical teams can’t access the systems they need to do their jobs, many turn to workarounds like shadow IT, shared credentials, and maintaining backdoor access, which increase security risk.
The report details the challenges with traditional approaches to access management.
- Access issues consistently impact productivity: 64% of organizations have their productivity impacted on a daily or weekly basis due to access issues.
- Significant time is lost simply accessing infrastructure: 73% of employees require 15 or more minutes to get access to infrastructure, with over a quarter (30%) requiring more than 30 minutes.
- Poor access practices mean missed deadlines: 52% of development teams have missed deadlines due to issues with accessing infrastructure, with 53% of teams being held accountable for the missed deadline even if it was caused by lack of access to the required infrastructure.