Envoy is a company based in San Francisco with software allowing office visitors to sign in with an iPad making logbooks unnecessary. The process is automated to include the registration process, digital NDA, visitor photos and badges, and host notifications. Tech-companies use the process for security and productivity. Individual uses access no longer requires updates through dozens of applications making the experience smooth. The SCIM protocol was implemented through OneLogin and Envoy for user provisioning. The provisioning connector from Envoy is available in the application catalogue for OneLogin.
SCIM is an abbreviation for System for Cross-domain Identity Management and simplifies management and provisioning for the user. Customers accelerate adoption and application rollout with a synchronization of the user attributes into their preferred application. Customers can provision fields including an employee’s first and last name, office location, email and more right into Envoy from the OneLogin directory. User profiles are updated automatically as the changes occur.
The application removes most of the burden placed on IT, eliminates duplicate work, and maximizes productivity. Envoy visitor registration gives customers records that are easily managed, accurate, and current. Every employee receives visitor alerts, host notifications, and can create invites for visitors. The signing in process is easy and wasting time searching through employees that no longer exist is eliminated. Envoy adopted SCIM because they perceive SCIM as a standard. This allows Envoy to scale with a consistent user date format. This gives them the ability to improve their product and evolve because their grasp of the working data improves. The influence and knowledge they have concerning the implementation of their product provides the confidence required to move forward. Their customers have a perfect experience as a visitor due to the improvement in their core competencies.
OneLogin supports the standards of access management and open identity. They provide guidance for the implementation of single sign-on, free toolkits for developers, user provisioning, and more. Their standards are a representation of battle-tested API’s and schema eliminating the need for the wheel to be reinvented for application vendors in the creation of reliable and secure IAM functionality. They have enabled SCIM for their applications.