“There are no good surprises.”
—Pete, the guy who built my house
The actual deployment period for any project, including an IAM framework, can be an unhappy one for a couple of unavoidable reasons. First, it’s a lot of work. Your internal resources are being pulled from their regular duties. There are constant issues and interruptions. And of course, none of this effort is revenue-generating.
Second, there’s nothing to show for a while. You are putting effort in, and not seeing any results. Even if you pick those low-hanging fruit, like simple authentication or basic provisioning, it’s not instantaneous (although little stuff can be put in place within days). But you have made your plans and, more ...