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Your API strategy stands little chance of adoption if you don't have an API Catalog. But it's more than a registry — built the...
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How to make five billion dollars with APIs: API Monetization at eBay

API Monetization is on everybody's mind: How can I make money with APIs? How can I justify my investments in API-related activities? But all too often, direct...

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There is a lot of confusion around "What is API First," how is it different from "API First Design," and how all this fits...
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GS1 Digital Link: An API for Every Thing

Everybody "knows" GS1 because it's the organization that standardizes the EAN/UPC barcodes that we find on pretty much every product that we buy in our supermarkets and...
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Is blockchain the “World Trade Organization” of digital business platforms?

We've been writing several blog posts about the API-First, open everything, and platforming vision. What is clear is the new digital paradigm. In the short...
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Open banking and finance: Are we there yet? Interact and find out.

The Open Banking State of the Market Report is here — and we have the interactive infographic to prove it. Initially, APIs were a technical...
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Centralized Management of Decentralization: API Governance at scale

APIs and API management creates the most value when the APIs are closely aligned with value production and flows so that it becomes easier...
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The great unbanked: An interview with Carlos Kazuo Missao

The following article is an adapted transcript based on the audio recording of Season 2, Episode 2 of the Mr. Open Banking podcast. The...
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Why your API platform needs to be open

API platforms are an essential ingredient of digital transformation. APIs provide digital access to assets and capabilities of your organization, and all APIs together (your API...
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Hyrum’s Law: What it means for API Design and Management

The promise and challenges of loose coupling One of the main aspects of APIs is that they should provide loose coupling, meaning that providers and consumers...

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