IT is moving more and more to a hybrid and cloud based approach. To provision identities in a cloud based environment SCIM 2.0 is now a days becoming a major player:

http://www.simplecloud.info/#Implementations2

The fact that SCIM 2.0 is extensible makes it a future proof standard, that was lacking in SCIM 1.0.

A lot of competitors (Oracle, Microsoft, Okta, One Identity etc.) already have a connector available. To catch this running train Micro Focus Identity Manager should jump a board by developing a SCIM 2.0 Driver Shim for IDM.

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  • Please also take into account that the driver can be a SCIM 2.0 endpoint on the publisher channel listening for pushed events. Note that the publisher channel shoud be equipped with an oAuth2 server component as all SCIM clients nowadays use oAuth2 as preferred authentication protocol.