SCIMing through the Bermuda Triangle

Back in the days of IdentityIQ 7.0 there weren’t a lot of options when it came to implementing a SCIM client and fewer still implementing a SCIM Server. When considering a design the engineering team opted to create two artifacts during deployment, a common piece and a server-side piece. The […]

Identity In A Zero Trust World

We have a concept at SailPoint: identity at the center of security. While that may appear self-gratifying, when you dig a little deeper, you’ll discover why it’s accurate. Zero Trust has been the growing buzzword and theme for the last couple of years in security. At its core, it means […]

9 Steps to Building an Engineering Security Guild

In our blog, Security in a SaaS Product, we discussed three things: being Aggressive, Impactful, and Evolving. One of the strategies we use to help all three of those principals is our weekly Security Guild meetings. The guild’s task is helping engineering keep security on their minds. We use our […]

Reimagining SailPoint UI

Changing the web face of a SAAS product can be an arduous process. In SailPoint’s case, we had to remove our legacy tech debt, define the new UX vision, and build a foundation that glues the UX vision to the UI implementation. Today, the last of the IdentityNow AngularJS code […]

Software Test Automation Meets RPA

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is a new technology that looks to eliminate manual repetitive tasks.  It promises help for many different industries.  Software testing and test automation is one area where RPA is expected to have a dramatic impact. With RPA, the software can be trained to perform repetitive QA […]

SailPoint and ServiceNow

SailPoint provides an industry-leading identity governance platform that provides visibility, control and automation for the lifecycle of user access to applications and data. ServiceNow provides IT service management software as a service. Integration between SailPoint and ServiceNow gives mutual customers a complementary identity governance and service management solution that ensures strong controls […]

Different Teams, Common Goals

Common goals empower an engineering team, to become more agile, productive and efficient. These are important not only because they provide direction for the team but because they bring people together and encourage them to communicate problems and work together for the result. At SailPoint we have a remote engineering […]

Security in a SaaS product, It’s Not Just About the Product

The work to secure a product, its data, architecture, the people who create that product, and the people who support it, is never done. The challenge we are always facing is how do we continue to grow our understanding in a threat landscape that produces hundreds of thousands of attacks […]

Essence of Product Design

A high-quality product is a culmination of proper market research, strategic vision (usually offered by product management) and the engineering team designing and delivering the solution. It is relatively simple to design a product that is similar to another company’s product by copying ideas. It is much more challenging to […]

When Food, Ideas and Code Come Together, SailPoint Crew Members “Hack to the Future”

In November, the SaaS organization at SailPoint Technologies ran its 2nd hackathon for 2018 – “Hack to the Future”.  44 crew members from engineering, DevOps, design, services and support came together to form teams and in under 2 days executed on a set of wide-ranging ideas –  some related to […]