White Paper

How to Connect Business Systems: A Breakdown of the First 5 Critical Steps

HID Global


The increased security and convenience of an identity aware workplace—where a single credential can grant access to multiple systems (like access control, secure print, time and attendance, parking management or cashless vending)—is appealing to many organizations. Once established, these systems are simple and intuitive, but migrating your business system to make it identity aware can feel daunting. How can you help your customers build the right connected workplace?

This white paper walks through the first 5 steps in connecting business systems, providing a simple roadmap to follow and questions to consider. Read this white paper to learn:

  • The basics of building an identity aware business system
  • How available real estate and surrounding materials affect choices
  • Why an organization’s current technology matters and how to work with it
  • How desired user experience influences the required integration


This white paper walks through the first 5 steps in connecting business systems, providing a simple roadmap to follow and questions to consider. Read this white paper to learn:

  • The basics of building an identity aware business system
  • How available real estate and surrounding materials affect choices
  • Why an organization’s current technology matters and how to work with it
  • How desired user experience influences the required integration