Okta Launches Customer Identity Workflows, Bringing No-Code Identity Automation to Digital Initiatives
New platform-driven product automates complex identity processes by connecting to every part of the customer experience
Organizations today are rapidly scaling digital initiatives by deploying more technology to meet changing market needs. Organizational productivity and personalized end-user experiences depend on tight data integrations and automation across those technology systems. Business processes, customer engagement, and agility suffer when customer data isn’t readily available or relies on manual tasks. Identity-centric workflows enable teams to build automated, customized identity processes, ultimately democratizing and accelerating innovation.
“Every interaction within the customer journey today is unique, with businesses needing to cater to a variety of users in a personalized way,” said
Customer Identity Workflows: Program and Automate Identity Across the Stack
Okta Customer Identity Workflows enables enterprises to make identity actions completely programmable without having to write code. Every person in an organization can take an active role in digital transformation initiatives. Okta Customer Identity Workflows can be seamlessly integrated through the Okta Identity Cloud’s platform-driven approach, connecting to disparate systems while ensuring demographic-specific, geographic-specific, and privacy-specific logic is in place.
Use Workflows as a Runtime for Developer-Driven Okta Hooks
Customer Identity Workflows serves the needs of technical teams in addition to non-technical units by acting as a runtime for Okta Hooks. Introduced at Oktane19, Okta Hooks builds on the already robust integration capabilities of the Okta Identity Cloud by enabling developers to quickly extend Okta into other systems with custom code. Development teams can now use Okta Workflows instead of hosting custom Okta Hooks logic on cloud or on-premises infrastructure, unlocking greater agility and providing even deeper customization.
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Okta Customer Identity Workflows enables organizations to:
- Orchestrate the customer journey: Provision and deprovision access to business-critical technology including custom applications as well as share data across systems, platforms, and warehouses. Automate communication inside and outside of an organization with notifications to customers, vendors, and internal teams.
- Safeguard data privacy compliance: Automate regulatory compliance – including logging granular audit trails, syncing consent and preferences, and kicking off data retrieval requests – with downstream technologies already in place.
- Enable no-code or custom code tooling: Access an open platform for custom automation with options for developers and non-technical team members alike including fully no-code options with user-friendly flows using drag-and-drop tooling.
Expanding the Okta Integration Network with Customer Identity Workflow Connectors
The Okta Identity Cloud’s neutrality is underpinned by the Okta Integration Network, with over 6,500 integrations to the most popular cloud applications and tools. As part of its integration-rich platform, Okta has built Customer Identity Workflow Connectors to some of the most in-demand digital transformation tools on the market. New connectors for Marketo, OneTrust, and Salesforce are the first of many Workflow Connectors explicitly designed to speed and simplify complex identity processes across customer journeys.
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Okta Platform Services: The Key to Unlocking Customer Identity Workflows
Okta Customer Identity Workflows is powered by Okta Workflows, one of six Okta Platform Services that are foundational technologies at the heart of the Okta Identity Cloud. Okta Platform Services enable Okta to meet unlimited identity use cases and to deliver open and extensible technologies to customers and partners through products and integrations. To learn more about Okta Platform Services, visit: https://www.okta.com/platform/
Okta Customer Identity Workflows is available today through the Okta Early Adopter Program. For more information, visit: https://www.okta.com/platform/workflows/
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Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time. With over 6,500 pre-built integrations to applications and infrastructure providers, Okta customers can easily and securely use the best technologies for their business. More than 8,950 organizations, including JetBlue, Nordstrom, Slack, T-Mobile,