2022 Winner Profile

United Nations Development Programme

Paul Raines

COMPANY WHERE WON: United Nations Development Programme


Project name: Upgrading the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) identity and access management (IDAM) system to best-of-breed status.

Description:UNDP was undertaking a digital transformation of its information systems to dramatically improve the execution of its humanitarian mission. One facet was upgrading the organisation’s IDAM systems using the latest technologies and methods. The on-boarding system for new employees was automated and integrated with human resources’ processes; the authentication system was upgraded with multi-factor authentication and the password system switched to using a permanent passphrase and, finally, transitioning to password-less authentication using Microsoft’s Hello technology.

INDUSTRY: Nonprofit