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API as a Product strategy

API as a Product, a strategy for successful consumption and avoiding catastrophe

Fail, fast, forward. This is a mindset that everyone who is tackling a digital transformation or digital initiative is tasked with executing. Modernize, Transform,...
API management use cases

API management use cases: Extending the CEO’s vocabulary

Have you ever thought about how our lifestyle changed in the last four to five years? Mobile phones have become an important part of...
self-service developer

Create innovation by providing a better self-service developer experience

In 1994, it was considered a radical change to propose permitting self-service at the gas pumps in Japan, and the New York Times reported...
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Full Lifecycle API Management

Key takeaways from the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management

APIs are the facilitators that power digital transformation. According to the Gartner report just out, “Having the right API management tool is crucial for...
API integration strategy

Why API integration is critical to an open banking strategy

What is open banking? The concept of open banking involves enabling third-party software providers and banks to build new, customer-centric financial applications and services. Open banking...
important iPaaS features

What are the most important iPaaS features?

What are the most important iPaaS features that are needed today? Robust set of pre-built connectors Ability to easily create custom connectors Strong data...
What is an API Portal

What is an API Portal? Get the facts

What is an API Portal? An API Portal bridges the gap between Products and Community. In technical terms, it's the interface (usually a website) between...
API is dead

API is dead – long live the APIs

In this article, I will highlight how the glorious monarchical reign of REST (Representational State Transfer) APIs is declining and how the ecosystem is...
third-party APIs

Five reasons to use an API Management solution to manage your third-party APIs

Third-party APIs are exploding in importance and organizations are leveraging them with great success. For example, Amazon.com released its API so that website developers...
differences between iPaaS and API Management

The differences between iPaaS and API Management

Nuances matter! I have been in the integration space now since birth. It has seen many changes. The biggest fundamental change in this space was...
capabilities of API Management Platform

Five capabilities every API Management Platform should have

I am often asked, what are the five capabilities of an API Management Platform and what should they have? My answer starts with the...
API Design importance

Why API Design is so important

The (obvious) importance of APIs in this era of modern and powerful web browsers with the rise of smartphones, IoT devices, simplification of protocols...
choosing the right API Gateway

Choosing the right API Gateway!

A critical component of an API-based architecture is to have an API Gateway. This becomes more important as organizations are breaking their monolithic services...
API Gateway capabilities and features

API Gateway capabilities and features

By now most enterprises have heard about the concept of full lifecycle API Management (FLAM), but it is not uncommon when discussing the components...
What is API Management

What is API Management?

What is API Management? Many might feel this is a very basic question, "What is API Management?", but surprisingly when you search for a definition,...