Self Serve Portal

A self-service portal allows users to manage and access various tasks and resources related to their access rights independently, improving both efficiency and user satisfaction

Self-Serve Portal

In the context of Identity Governance and Administration (IGA), a self-serve portal is an online platform that allows users within an organization to manage various aspects of their digital identity and access rights independently. This portal is critical to modern IGA strategies, empowering users while reducing the administrative burden on IT departments. Key features and benefits of a self-serve portal include:

Password Management

Users can reset or change their passwords without needing to contact IT support. This feature often includes security measures like multi-factor authentication to ensure the process is secure.

Access Requests

Employees can request access to specific systems, applications, or data through the portal. These requests are then routed automatically to the appropriate person or department for approval, streamlining the process.

Role and Access Review

Users can view and confirm their current access rights and roles, ensuring transparency and enabling them to request changes if their job requirements evolve.

User Profile Updates

The portal allows users to update their personal or professional information, such as contact details or job titles, ensuring that organizational records are always current.

Compliance and Audit Trail

By logging and tracking all user-initiated actions, self-serve portals aid in compliance efforts and provide an audit trail for security and regulatory purposes.

Reduced IT Workload

The IT department’s workload is significantly reduced by enabling users to manage certain aspects of their digital identity and access. This allows them to focus on more strategic tasks.


BAAR-IGA helps verify the identity of your customers and assess associated risks effectively. Here are the key capabilities:

User Profile Management

BAAR-IGA empowers users with autonomy over their profiles, reducing dependency on IT support and enhancing user satisfaction.

Access Request Management

BAAR-IGA simplifies access request processes, accelerating access provisioning and minimizing delays in granting permissions.

Approval Workflows

BAAR-IGA streamlines access request approvals, improving governance and compliance by enforcing predefined authorization processes.

Customization Options

BAAR-IGA allows organizations to customize the Self Serve Portal to align with their corporate identity and user preferences, enhancing adoption and user satisfaction.

Password Reset

BAAR-IGA streamlines the password reset process, reducing helpdesk calls and improving productivity by enabling users to regain access quickly.

Knowledge Base Integration

BAAR-IGA enhances user empowerment by offering self-help resources and reducing the reliance on IT support for resolving routine queries.

Audit Trail

BAAR-IGA enhances accountability and security by enabling administrators to track user actions and maintain compliance with regulatory requirements.

Integration with Identity Sources

BAAR-IGA ensures data consistency and accuracy by synchronizing user information and access permissions, minimizing discrepancies and security risks.


A self-serve portal in the context of Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) plays a vital role for several reasons.

Enhanced Security

By incorporating features like multi-factor authentication for password resets and allowing users to report suspicious activities, self-serve portals enhance the overall security posture of an organization. They reduce the risk of security breaches due to weak or compromised passwords.

Empowering Users

Self-serve portals empower users by giving them direct control over certain aspects of their digital identity and access rights. This empowerment increases user satisfaction and engagement, as employees can manage their passwords, access requests, and personal information independently without going through IT support.

Reducing IT Workload

One of the significant benefits of self-serve portals is the reduced workload of IT departments. Routine tasks like password resets and access requests, which traditionally consume considerable IT resources, can be efficiently handled by users, freeing up IT personnel to focus on more strategic initiatives.

Improving Compliance and Auditability

Self-serve portals help maintain compliance with regulatory standards by providing a clear, auditable trail of user-initiated actions. They ensure that all user requests and changes are logged, crucial for compliance audits and security monitoring.


By automating routine identity and access management tasks, self-serve portals reduce the operational costs associated with manual IT support and administration.

Adapting to Organizational Changes

Self-serve portals are scalable and can quickly adapt to an organization’s size or structure changes. They can handle increasing users and evolving access needs, making them suitable for growing or changing organizations.

How we are different

Multilayered Identity Verification

BAAR-IGA’s KYC feature goes beyond basic checks, implementing a multilayered verification strategy that includes document analysis, biometric verification, and behavioural analytics for unparalleled accuracy.

Adaptive Compliance Framework

Our platform dynamically adjusts to international and local regulatory changes, providing an agile KYC process that keeps businesses at the forefront of compliance without additional overhead.

Frictionless User Experience

By leveraging AI and machine learning, BAAR-IGA ensures a user-friendly KYC journey, minimizing the need for manual input while maintaining rigorous identity checks.

Integrated Risk Intelligence

BAAR-IGA’s KYC capability is enhanced with integrated risk intelligence that offers real-time alerts and actionable insights, allowing for proactive management of potential identity-related threats.

Case Study

Empowering Employee Access Management: A mid-sized bank’s Journey with BAAR-IGA Self-Service Portal


The customer, a mid-sized financial institution, recognized the need to empower its employees with efficient access management capabilities while ensuring security and compliance. To address this, The Bank deployed the BAAR-IGA (Business Analysis for Access Rights – Identity Governance and Administration) framework, integrating it with a self-service portal. This case study elaborates on the implementation of the BAAR-IGA self-service portal, enabling employees to reset Windows passwords, manage passwords in non-AD integrated applications, request access to applications, request role changes, and delegate access efficiently.


Limited Access Management Capabilities: The Bank lacked a centralized and user-friendly system for employees to manage their access rights, leading to reliance on manual processes and IT support.
Password Management Complexity: Employees faced challenges in resetting Windows passwords and managing passwords for non-AD integrated applications, resulting in productivity loss and security risks.
Access Request Bottlenecks: Manual access request processes led to delays in granting access to applications and role changes, impacting employee productivity and responsiveness.
Delegation Challenges: The absence of a streamlined process for delegating access rights hindered efficient task execution and collaboration among employees.
Compliance and Security Concerns: The Bank needed to ensure that the self-service portal complied with regulatory standards such as GDPR and PCI-DSS while maintaining robust security measures to safeguard sensitive data.


The Bank implemented the BAAR-IGA self-service portal to empower employees with access management capabilities while maintaining security and compliance. The deployment strategy included the following components:

User-Friendly Interface: Designing an intuitive and user-friendly interface for the self-service portal, ensuring ease of navigation and accessibility for all employees.
Password Management Integration: Integrating the self-service portal with BAAR-IGA to enable employees to reset Windows passwords and manage passwords for non-AD integrated applications securely.
Access Request Workflow: Implementing an automated access request workflow within the portal, allowing employees to request access to applications and role changes with predefined approval processes.
Delegation Functionality: Incorporating delegation functionality into the portal, enabling employees to delegate access rights to colleagues based on predefined rules and permissions.
Compliance Controls: Implementing access controls and audit trails within the self-service portal to ensure compliance with regulatory standards and track access-related activities.
User Training and Support: Providing comprehensive training and support resources to educate employees on using the self-service portal effectively and addressing any questions or concerns they may have.


Enhanced Employee Productivity: The BAAR-IGA self-service portal empowered employees to manage their access rights independently, reducing reliance on IT support and streamlining access management processes.
Improved Password Management: Employees could conveniently reset Windows passwords and manage passwords for non-AD integrated applications through the self-service portal, enhancing security and reducing productivity loss.
Faster Access Provisioning: The automated access request workflow enabled timely granting of access to applications and role changes, improving employee responsiveness and operational efficiency.
Efficient Delegation: The delegation functionality facilitated efficient task execution and collaboration among employees by allowing them to delegate access rights as needed.
Compliance and Security Assurance: The self-service portal implemented robust access controls and audit trails, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and maintaining data security.


By deploying the BAAR-IGA self-service portal, The Bank successfully addressed its access management challenges while empowering employees with efficient access management capabilities. The intuitive interface, password management integration, access request workflow, delegation functionality, and compliance controls enabled employees to manage their access rights securely and conveniently. The Bank’s adoption of the self-service portal not only improved productivity and operational efficiency but also strengthened security and compliance measures, positioning it for continued success in access governance and administration.

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