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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,...
Demystifying APIs - How APIs Support the Digitalization of Bank Service Channels

Demystifying APIs: How APIs Support the Digitalization of Bank Service Channels

The digital world carries within itself a range of acronyms that help in digitizing business. Among these are the Application Programming Interface (API). A...
How companies are using API management

How companies are using API Management

In the digital era, most companies expose their APIs to engage with their partners, consumers, users or application developers to expand their businesses. Most...
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...
iPaaS vs. ESB

iPaaS vs ESB: What’s the difference?

According to Forbes, “Gartner predicts the worldwide public cloud service market will grow from $182.4B in 2018 to $331.2B in 2022.” This upswing can...
API Catalog

API Catalogs are all about innovation

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 right...
Choosing an API Portal

Tips for choosing the right API Portal

Selecting an API Portal with the right features is critical to your business because that’s the only communication channel between the API Product Manager...
API Gateway and ESBs for Enterprises

Enterprise Comparison of API Gateways and ESBs

It is not uncommon for customers taking their digital transformation (DX) journey to come to a point where they start looking into API Gateways...
Opposing Forces: How PSD2 regulatory pressures are impacting innovation across Europe’s Financial Services market

How PSD2 regulatory pressures are impacting innovation across Europe’s Financial Services market

It’s interesting, as an American (or at least as this American), to look at the European market from a distance and try to think...
mature APIs

API maturity in global FinTech markets

A major component of a mature API lifecycle is the way an API provider communicates with its consumers. To establish trust, the provider that...
DevOps pipeline - An assembly line analogy

DevOps pipeline–an assembly line analogy

It is a well-known fact that the car industry went through an evolution and perfected a highly efficient approach to manufacturing cars. It went...
Persona pigeon-holing users of your technology

Don’t persona pigeon-hole users of your technology

Understand what they do and how to make their lives easier first Here's a brutally honest bit of truth-telling me what you are or what...
API portals

Experience Design: API Portals foster engagement and innovation

Harold Wiegers and I bring years of experience designing and building API programs with talented colleagues and leaders in various industries. We've worked with...
APIs and healthcare

APIs and healthcare: Why the healthcare industry needs APIs

APIs and healthcare work hand in hand these days. Across the world, APIs are being utilized in the healthcare industry to work at optimum...
8 API trends

8 API Trends for 2019

Here are 8 API trends to watch in 2019. We identified the following ways for companies to grow and scale healthy API programs. How are...