Hitchhikers know everything exciting happens outside the lines, like cloud, mobile, social, big data and the internet of things. The challenge of navigating today’s universe is lack of portable, automated, discoverable and scalable identity management. DON’T PANIC. This presentation from Ping Identity CTO Patrick Harding explains how a next-generation identity and access management layer encompassing the identity of people and things, passive analytics, active feedback and automated connections to partners, customers, and apps is the modern Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Identiverse. Presented at Gartner Catalyst 2013.