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.

Every now and then, tectonic plates shift enough to make a big change in the market. The question out there is whether the MuleSoft acquisition by Salesforce is such a change? I believe it is, and I believe that...
Digital transformation of the public sector has a real impact on citizens. Here are three main benefits of API-driven government, aka government API: Digitalized administration brings a lot of agility for procedures and makes them easier to follow by...
Key topics in the weekly API Management Digest: Salesforce acquires Mulesoft, sport APIs enable real time data streaming during basketball tournament, API Management market to witness increase in revenues until 2022, using APIs for Kubernetes based Microservices, how to...
As the shots rain down, the spotlight will rightfully be focused on the athletes themselves. But how do those buckets turn into digits on the scoreboard, then travel onto the TV screens of millions of Americans without any interference?...
How you integrate your applications and data flows with your suppliers, customers, partners, and regulators are more than an IT issue. It's also a critical business issue. Since B2B processes (such as order fulfillment, delivery, invoicing and payments) affect...
Microservice architecture is revolutionizing the way enterprises build their technical infrastructure and develop new applications. They are helping a number of organizations to minimize the time required for software application projects and to maximize the reliability of backend systems....
Here is an interesting article from Axway's Suraj Kumar, Vice President Global Solutions Management on how AI will help drive your customer experience strategy to differentiate and innovate in a competitive market. The true value of IoT lies in its ability to revolutionize...
API and Artificial Intelligence (Application Programming Interfaces and AI) have only one thing in common. They are both very old technologies that have been revamped in recent years to see a phenomenal upsurge in their adoption. Both terms have...
Year after year from 2006 to 2016, Amazon grew by 27% on average (1). Its online eCommerce business, per Deloitte, has even seen peaks at 850% when other eCommerce sites grew at an average rate of 20%! Over the...
Mobility drives digital transformation through a radical rethinking of how an organization uses technology in pursuit of new revenue streams or new business models. The drivers tend to be disruption from market newcomers or innovation from rivals seizing the...
When deploying an API Management solution, you need to integrate it within your own infrastructure. Hence, you need a solution that fits with your existing infrastructure strategy, whether it's virtualization, containerization and DevOps that can fit within a process. All...
The following table highlights the differences and complements between EDI and API data integration on systems: EDI APIs BUSINESS ATTRIBUTES Partner-oriented Application-oriented and user-oriented Industry standards-based Technical standards-based Business application friendly Mobile device friendly Medium length deployment Fast deployment Standardized message formats (orders, invoices, shipment notices) Driven mainly by standards bodies Ad-hoc message formats....
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 you please present Pivotal in a few words? DD: Pivotal’s mission is to transform how the world builds software....
"APIs are eating the world" and APIs are sneaking into a lot of areas these days. B2B Communication (EDI) is just one area where APIzation is about to happen. APIs in the world of Integration B2B Communication has been around for...
Assessing multiple API Management vendors and determining the best solution for you need is not an easy task. First, make sure you read the API Management checklist before launching your project. Then, prepare your API Management RFP carefully. Once you...