The board of directors has just approved the budget for the lastest project, although you are not quite sure how you are going to handle the storage requirements, the security, and the network load. Doctor what's his name, who is chairing the technology council, is spinning yarns of a "paperless" environment by the end of the year where access to all systems will be through a handheld wireless device. He obviously doesn't need reading glasses yet...
And let us not forget your favorite five letter acronym. HIPAA.
No more shared log-ins
No more sessions left open all shift
No more passwords under keyboards
You are really looking forward to telling your "technologically-challenged" user community that they will soon have to memorize seven disparate alpha-numeric passwords that will change every thirty days. Unless that is, you can find a cost-effective single sign-on solution that actually works.
We feel your pain. Take two aspirin and call us in the morning.