Role Mining or Role Engineering or Role Discovery all are same. Role Mining means how the users are mapped to resources of the organization. It defines the mapping of the users to the company’s resources.
As we Know SailPoint Role is nothing but group of entitlements club together to make a Role. So, Role Engineering or Role mining is the process of mapping the identities to role so that they can perform their task/job for which they are responsible for.
There are majorly 3 types of Role Mining:
Top – down Approach
Bottom – Up Approach
In any Organization, its applications or assets are very crucial. Permission/Access to these resources are tied up with roles.