API Management

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API MANAGEMENT MUST-READ

What Is API Management?

The actual definition isn’t the focus, but the components and features that make up the solution are the answer. Read how an API Management Platform drives digital transformation.

Specifications for Your API Management Project

Succeeding with an API Management project requires good discipline and following 3 major steps: preparation, a list of project specifications, and a good methodology to evaluate vendors.

The core principles of API Management

Having a sound definition in hand allows us to discover the principles of API Management, including the API Catalog, API Client Registry, API Gateway, and Developer Portal.

API Management Solutions

API Management solutions involve many aspects to be effective. For starters, API Management is building secure APIs, publishing them to be reused and to be able to deploy them in an accessible environment.

Vincent Haupert recently presented his findings on banking API security that had massive security holes during a 33C3 Congress event. He aptly named his talk "Shut Up and Take My Money!". Not only was it possible to hijack the account...
Bots are an emerging area of innovation. Essentially bots are pieces of software that use natural language interface for queries, instructions and tasks. They can do everything from checking the balance of your credit card account to giving praise based on company values....
You will find below an extract of the key topics we discussed with partners at the roundtable I animated at the Axway EMEA Partner Summit. Before going further, I would like to thank everyone who attended this session, I...
Axway organized last week their yearly EMEA Partner Summit in Berlin, two months after the Axway APAC Partner Summit in Singapore. This event took place in the wonderful city of Berlin. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfoYl_8GfC4 EMEA Partner Summit in Berlin Axway welcomed about 40...
Many people asked me over the past few months what are the best practices to implement an API management project and I decided to share in a series of articles a few important guidelines to succeed in such a...
Today took place the annual management kick-off of Sopra Steria where I was invited as guest speaker at the Axway booth. The event took place at the "Palais des Congrès" in Paris. It's very impressive to see that a...
Thanks to APIs, most people don’t realize how big of a role APIs play in day-to-day interactions. Are you checking that handy weather app to see if you need to break out the winter boots or can push through...
Remember how all those “survivalist” TV shows were all the rage a few years ago? In these shows, the host would get dropped into a highly uninhabitable region and would document their “path to freedom.” This would often involve the...
For those of you who haven’t read Martin Fowler’s seminal article on microservices; you should. It’s considered gospel, one of the definitive pieces for microservices experts. Many of us have learned a lot from Fowler over the years; yes I...
Whether you want to admit it or not you’ve most likely heard of the Kardashian/Jenner family. You may know the Kardashian name from the OJ Simpson trial back in 1995, or their recent fame from their reality television show...
According to Gartner, by 2017, in large organizations, at least 65% of new integration flows will be developed outside the control of IT departments. For years, IT and Business have been debating on what should prevail: “Quick time to market”...
Imagine sitting in the locker room after a football game, as you relive that winning touchdown catch. But instead of simply watching the game tape, imagine that you’re able to meticulously analyze your every move and track your distance...
Late last month, the Justice Department weighed in on a controversial, yet extremely important topic and source of tech innovation: the ability for organizations to copyright APIs. The declaration stems from an ongoing battle between two tech giants, Google and Oracle,...