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.

In large organization’s journey to digital, Managed File Transfer (MFT) owners are often left behind because they are not able to deal with new application development methods and architecture. Even with a Center of Excellence and/or Shared Service for MFT...
API Lifecycle Management is a term illustrating the need to manage all steps in the life of an API, from creation to retirement. APIs are proliferating, as they are the lynchpin for digital business. The major challenge for companies is...
MASA is a new architectural model introduced by Gartner which stands for Mesh app and service architecture. It reflects what has emerged over the last five years, as organizations have experimented with several digital projects. In the race to...
When you are using APIs to query your data from an existing application, GraphQL APIs are an interesting API query language to investigate in further detail. GraphQl differs from REST APIs in many different ways. According to the Wikipedia definition...
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”...