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digital shopping experience

In order to thrive in an extremely competitive market, retailers need to make use of new technology to leverage their data sources, …

May 25, 2018
API-culture

Introduction Magda Kuczkowska (MK) : Today, I’m happy to talk with Pauline Pham, VP at Five by Five, an innovation agency that …

May 21, 2018
supply chain modernization

  It’s no secret that today’s consumers are increasingly relying on ecommerce to order and deliver goods. This trend is also extending …

May 17, 2018
open apis

This week, I would like to welcome Joann O’Brien, VP-Open APIs & Ecosystems with TM Forum, to tell us about Open APIs, …

May 14, 2018
Artificial Intelligence in Financial Services

Artificial intelligence (AI) and the emergence of machine learning are rising as some of the top technology trends today, and they’re quickly …

April 26, 2018
blockchain api

Blockchains use what’s known as distributed ledger technology (DLT). Originally developed as the accounting method for the virtual currency Bitcoin, they witness …

April 25, 2018
digital insurance

Going digital is not easy, especially when you are large, leading organization in your domain with a strong legacy systems. Digital business …

April 24, 2018
microservices architecture

This week, I would like to welcome Chris Richardson from microservices.io to discuss how to champion microservices implementation when building a microservice …

April 19, 2018
open banking adoption

Axway’s Team has recently been sharing its expertise during an event discussing how to transform PSD2 (open banking initiative) into a real business …

April 17, 2018
connected automotive

Like almost all sectors, the automotive industry is impacted by the proliferation of data, both around its products and its processes. A …

April 13, 2018
open API

We have recently been witnessing an ever-increasing number of data privacy and security breaches across many industries. Facebook has freely let slip …

April 7, 2018

The Modernization conundrum How many millions of lines of code written for business applications more than 20 years ago are still being …

April 4, 2018

For this new interview, I’m really happy to welcome this week Duane Tharp, VP Strategic Sales & Services at Stoplight.io. Stephane Castellani: …

March 30, 2018
Mulesoft acquisition by Salesforce

Every now and then tectonic plates shift enough to make a big change in the market. The question out there is whether …

March 27, 2018
government api

Digital transformation of public sector has a real impact on citizens. Here are 3 main benefits of API driven government aka government …

March 25, 2018
API Management weekly digest

Key topics of this week: Salesforce acquires Mulesoft, sport APIs enable real time data streaming during basketball tournament, API Management market to …

March 23, 2018
sport API

Each March in the US, we break out the brackets to kick off the start of the NCAA college basketball playoff season. …

March 20, 2018
api security and artificial intelligence

I’m sure you could notice how big topic the Artificial Intelligence has become worldwide over the past year. This simulation of human …

March 13, 2018

Mobile World Congress is one of the largest annual events on the mobile technology industry. Held in Barcelona, Spain, it is one of …

March 12, 2018
AS4 protocol

How you integrate your applications and data flows with your suppliers, customers, partners and regulators is more than an IT issue. It …

March 2, 2018

Microservice architecture is revolutionizing the way enterprises build their technical infrastructure and develop new applications. They are helping number of organizations to …

February 16, 2018

Here is an interesting article from Axway’s Suraj Kumar, Vice President-Global Solutions Management on how AI will help drive your CX strategy to differentiate …

February 5, 2018

API (Application Programming Interfaces) and AI (Artificial Intelligence) have only one thing in common. They are both very old technologies that have …

January 23, 2018

My colleague Michael Skinner, Pre-Sales Consultant on Analytics explained in a previous blog post How Operational Intelligence tools and Lean Six Sigma improve …

January 23, 2018
api management for retail

Year over year from 2006 to 2016, Amazon grew by 27% on average (1). Its online eCommerce business, per Deloitte, has even …

January 19, 2018

While the success of Apple Watch has attracted the most attention when it comes to enterprise wearables in the workplace, the market …

January 18, 2018

Digital Transformation involves a radical rethinking of how an organization uses technology in pursuit of new revenue streams or new business models. …

January 11, 2018

When deploying an API management solution, you need to integrate it within your own infrastructure. Hence, you need a solution that …

January 10, 2018
Elastic Beam - Axway

I’m delighted to welcome this week Bernard Harguindeguy, CEO at Elastic Beam. Stephane Castellani: Hi Bernard, can you please present Elastic Beam …

January 9, 2018

EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) is a proven technology since early 1980s for the exchange of information between enterprises and organizations. EDI formats …

December 20, 2017
operational intelligence

In a previous blog post What does Lean Six Sigma mean to your digital business?, my colleague Michael Skinner [Principal Pre-Sales Consultant …

December 19, 2017
Gartner Application Strategies & Solution 2017 Las Vegas

Axway team attended Gartner Applications Strategies and Solutions summit last week that happened in Las Vegas. Axway was one of the key …

December 12, 2017

The NDC (New Distribution Capability) standard, created by IATA, is a distribution standard in XML format aimed at facilitating the exchange of …

December 6, 2017
DevOps for mobile apps

DevOps is not a technique or a process, but an approach to enable seamless application delivery from inception to production. DevOps approach …

November 29, 2017

APIs are not just a technical concept or terminology. They bring a lot of business value to organizations embracing them and help …

November 24, 2017

Instead of robots taking jobs, AR assistants may help humans do their jobs better! Let me share with you below an interesting complimentary …

November 22, 2017
Social login

I would like to share with you today an an interesting complimentary article from SmartWave, Axway’s partner in Switzerland. ===== Recently several …

November 20, 2017
common criteria certification

Complimentary article from my colleague Daniel Wille, Senior Manager, Presales Consulting, US Federal at Axway. ==== It seems like every day now …

November 14, 2017

According to Gartner, more than 75% of mobile apps fail basic security tests. And as per Microsoft’s 2016 Trends in Cyber security, …

November 13, 2017
API Management weekly digest

This week: Talend acquires Restlet, a leader in Cloud-Based API Design and Testing; Axway annual virtual Spark event; DBS takes the wraps …

November 10, 2017

For this week’s interview, I’m very happy to welcome Dormain Drewitz, Director Product Marketing at Pivotal. Philipp Schöne (PS): Hi Dormain (DD), can …

November 8, 2017

What in the world is causing the Retail Meltdown of recent times? In the middle of an economic recovery, hundreds of shops …

November 1, 2017

“APIs are eating the world” and APIs are sneaking into a lot of areas these days. B2B Communication (EDI) is just one …

October 24, 2017

In the fast-changing business environment of digital business and digital business transformation, the ability to learn from those with experience and insight …

October 20, 2017

Complimentary article from James Hoshor, Senior Mobile Strategist & Client Partner Manager at Propelics. He has over 20 years experience in executive leadership, …

October 17, 2017

Securing your API does sound like a complicated thing but there are some basic things you can consider to setup your API …

October 13, 2017

With the rise of the API Economy, forward-looking enterprises are increasingly relying on off-the-shelf tooling to help them fast-track their digital transformation …

October 12, 2017

Growing dependency over smartphones has increased opportunities to develop mobile apps for various applications to the users. The major factor that drives …

October 11, 2017
API Management weekly digest

CA acquires Runscope to round out API testing and monitoring portfolio Enterprises are API-crazy, and CA Technologies Inc. is attempting to cash …

October 6, 2017

For this week’s interview, I’m very happy to welcome Greg Lord, Director Product Marketing at Smartbear Software. Stephane Castellani: Hi Greg, can …

October 5, 2017

At one point or other we have all experienced mobile apps that we wish were faster and more responsive, but in almost …

October 2, 2017

According to a recent IDC research sponsored by Axway, APIs cross the chasm from technology to value-based solutions. Use and planned use …

October 2, 2017

Assessing multiple API Management vendors and determining the best solution for you need is not an easy task. First, make sure you …

September 29, 2017

We talked in a previous article about the different types of APIs. It’s important to note that all those API types result …

September 27, 2017

This blog post continues the previous blog post: “List of specifications for your API Management project (Part 1/2)” and provides you with …

September 25, 2017

Succeeding with an API Management project requires good discipline and following three major steps: a good preparation upfront – cf. API Management …

September 22, 2017

I’m very happy to welcome this week David O’Neill, CEO and Founder of APImetrics. Stephane Castellani: Hi David, can you please present …

September 21, 2017

There isn’t just one type of APIs but actually three main types of APIs: Open APIs – aka Public APIs – are …

September 20, 2017

APIs are often seen as a technology only but they are the essential infrastructure to enable any new User Experience (UX). In …

September 19, 2017

In a previous blog post we explained how to design an API Analytics solution, and highlighted the key questions that an analytics …

September 18, 2017

Your company is ready for API adoption and you are asked to prepare an API Management RFP. Here are a few tips …

September 15, 2017

I would like to warmly welcome David Brossard today, VP Customer Relations at Axiomatics. Stephane Castellani: Hi David, can you please present …

September 14, 2017

I often talk to people who understand the value of the Apps they use on mobile devices and tablets but don’t quite …

September 13, 2017

We have been talking a lot about APIs and API Management on this blog. But why is it important? This article is …

September 12, 2017
api client registry

With the growing number of API clients, it’s becoming more important to have a comprehensive API client registry that enables managing all …

September 11, 2017

The demand for mobile apps is exploding and enterprises are adopting mobile technologies at an unprecedented rate. However, organizations and mobile app …

September 8, 2017
API testing with API Fortress

After the recent interviews with SteamData.io about API streaming and Cloud Elements about Saas connectors,  I had this week the opportunity to …

September 7, 2017

These days you find two type of API Gateways. Micro-Gateways are a more recent trend but API Gateway(s) are not a new …

September 6, 2017

If you get questions from friends or family around topics that usual are things you consider important but have a certain “nerd …

September 5, 2017
API Management solution components

Across industries, disruptive competitors, new regulations and rising customer expectations are driving digital transformation. APIs are at the heart of digital interactions …

September 4, 2017
real-time analytics

Complimentary article from my colleague Clay Cowdery, sharing his thoughts on real-time analytics. Clay is Business Performance Strategist and working on Analytics …

August 31, 2017

The first Release Candidate of the popular OWASP Top 10 contained “underprotected APIs” as one of the Top 10 things to watch …

August 30, 2017
API orchestration

Is it one API or multiple APIs? From the consumer perspective, it’s often one API that they consume but in the background …

August 29, 2017
api security tactics

When talking about API security some people just want to turn on a switch and would like to get a green light …

August 28, 2017
Middleware as a Service

As most traditional software products have progressively turned into an “as a Service” model, this is interesting to see how middleware solutions …

August 25, 2017

All APIs listed and browsable inside a unified API Catalog. That sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? Unfortunately it takes …

August 21, 2017

Customer experience is the top Enterprise digital initiative these days. It is a mission critical agenda item and strategic differentiation across the …

August 16, 2017
apis and IoT

I’m sure everybody has heard about IoT or Industry 4.0 and those terms. The question came to me which role the APIs …

August 14, 2017
api product

API Product? Does this sound strange? Not at all! With the rise of the API Economy where companies start to emerge offering …

August 10, 2017
api monetization

API monetization is often a consideration of digital transformation leaders, whether their digital journey has recently begun or is one that has …

August 10, 2017
API attack prevention

I posted a previous article about ways to protect Web Services and protect REST APIS and got contacted to help with an inquiry …

August 9, 2017
mobile analytics

Do you know which part of the world your Mobile App customers are located in? Do you know if they like the …

August 8, 2017
types of digital strategy

I would like to promote today the recent survey from the Harvard Business Review that identifies 6 types of digital strategy …

August 7, 2017
api quota

In the world of APIs nobody gives direct access to his resources because you never know how much your services are going …

August 4, 2017
REST API security

With the growth of REST APIs inside enterprises but also outside their boundaries in their ecosystem, monitoring, protecting and preventing attacks is …

August 3, 2017

Complimentary and interesting article about “API First” from the api4u blog owned by one of my colleagues, Kshitij Mehrotra: === Application Programming …

August 2, 2017
digital maturity

We are sharing with you today a sample list of questions that can help you better assess the digital maturity of your …

July 19, 2017
web service security

API Security is an important topic and I would like in this article to get deeper into the specific case of Web …

July 18, 2017

Companies of every size are learning the value of building customer experience networks to capture new business, sustain revenue growth and increase …

July 17, 2017
digital transformation

In today’s hyper-connected world, everything changes so fast, giving you no other choice but to act or react: New nimble and innovative …

July 17, 2017
api developer portal

Selecting an API Developer Portal with the right features is critical to your business because that’s the only communication channel between you …

July 10, 2017
api analytics solution

When designing or evaluating an API Analytics solution on top of your API management infrastructure, you need to consider a solution that …

July 7, 2017

Building API-based and sophisticated microservices is going more and more mainstream these days. As a consequence of addressing the full lifecycle of …

July 7, 2017

Mobility has changed business forever.  The future of enterprise tech lies in apps and largely mobile apps that deliver the same functions …

July 6, 2017
API streaming

I had this week the pleasure to discuss with Nicolas Rigaud, VP Marketing & Partners at Streamdata.io. Nicolas was very kind to share …

July 5, 2017

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” Charles …

June 29, 2017

When it comes to API monitoring, Embedded Analytics for API are the solution. They help API users work smarter by incorporating relevant …

June 29, 2017
saas connectors

This week, I have had the pleasure to meet Ross Garrett, Head of Product Marketing at Cloud Elements. Ross accepted to share …

June 26, 2017

I would like to share with you today an excellent article below from the Bit Cows blog of my colleague Darren who …

June 21, 2017

If you have ever wondered what RMAD is and how it is related to Mobile application development, here are some answers. RMAD …

June 13, 2017

API Lifecycle Management is a term illustrating the need to manage all steps in a life of an API, from creation to …

June 8, 2017
MASA mesh

MASA is a new architectural model introduced by Gartner which stands for Mesh app and service architecture. It reflects what has emerged …

June 5, 2017

Imagine you are using a mobile application and it takes 5 seconds to respond to every action.  Will you like using such an application? The …

June 1, 2017

While some organizations are still wondering whether they should invest on Embedded Analytics and what benefits it brings to their employees and …

June 1, 2017

When it comes to authenticate API clients, a common solution is to deliver an API key to each of your API clients. …

May 30, 2017

When you are using APIs to query data from an existing application, GraphQL is an interesting API query language to investigate, which …

May 29, 2017

API adoption in large organizations has been taking a few years and is along a path of increasing business value. On one …

May 18, 2017

The “microservice” term is going through a big hype. But beyond this trendy term which reflects the need for small (or very …

May 5, 2017

Axway organized with IDC last week an Executive dinner at an exclusive venue to discuss “Cutomer Experience“. The topic was “Delivering Superior …

March 16, 2017

mBaaS stands for Mobile Backend as a Service. This has become over the past few years a critical component when developing mobile …

February 2, 2017

Last Thursday took place the first annual virtual worldwide conference of Axway called Axway Spark. For the first time in its history, …

November 7, 2016

Today, I decided to take some time reviewing the open discussion topics we had with the audience at our last IDC and …

October 25, 2016

Just coming back from API Days London – #apidays – dedicated to Open Banking & PSD2 regulation This was an excellent event …

October 13, 2016
what is psd2

We currently engage with many banks in Europe starting compliance projects on PSD2 – the revised Payment Service Directive. What does this …

September 26, 2016

Since 2015, we have been assisting in a new trend among banks consisting in organizing hackathons. Is this just a hype or …

September 20, 2016

Axway organized a Digital Forum with IDC Research in London a couple of weeks ago. We invited Senior Level employees of large …

June 28, 2016

You will find below an extract of the key topics we discussed with partners at the round table I animated at the …

June 20, 2016

Axway organized last week their yearly EMEA Partner Summit, two months after the Axway APAC Partner Summit in Singapore.  This event took …

June 17, 2016

I had the chance to meet one-on-one several Gartner analysts at the Gartner AADI Summit in London this week and we engaged …

May 27, 2016

I’m coming back from the Gartner AADI London. The event took place downtown at the Park Plaza Westminster bridge hotel. Park Plaza …

May 26, 2016

I attended last week the Gartner EA Summit in National Harbor, Washington DC. The event took place at the Gaylord Hotel Convention …

May 16, 2016

The APAC Axway partner summit took place this year in Singapore at the Jen Hotel on Orchard Road, one of Asia’s mot …

April 9, 2016

Many people asked me over the past few months what are the best practices to implement an API management project and I …

February 1, 2016

Today took place the annual management kick-off of Sopra Steria where I was invited as guest speaker at the Axway booth. The …

January 26, 2016

We organized this week a nice event in Helsinki (Finland) with our local partner, Agent IT. This is always very interesting to …

November 18, 2015

I attended over the past 2 days the #CybSec15 event at Yverdon-Les-Bains in Switzerland. This event gathered 200 specialists in IT security …

November 5, 2015

Monaco is a very glamour place well known for his prince, its palace on top of the rock, its F1 race and …

October 2, 2015

According to Gartner, by 2017, in large organizations, at least 65% of new integration flows will be developed outside the control of …

September 23, 2015

I was invited yesterday by Sopra Steria Group to the “Live your smart city” [“Vis ta ville intelligente”] event in Nantes – …

September 23, 2015

iPaaS stands for “Integration Platform as a Service”. This is software technology hosted on the Cloud that helps integrate applications together. We …

September 18, 2015
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