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I worked in a fantastic API Product Culture on an API team that truly served our stakeholders with insight, empathy and a thoughtful approach. This team and experience helped shape me. My goal is to enlighten you to grow...
A reverse proxy server is a server that is located behind the firewall in a private network. This helps facilitate and guide client requests to an appropriate back-end server. These capabilities deliver an extra layer of security, performance and governance. This ensures the flow of network traffic between clients and their servers...
Observation: The future of open banking and the banking model is under attack—negative rates, loss of payments (GAFA, Crypto), FinTech disintermediating the customer relationship. They only have two assets left: Customer confidence—but, with the various bank failures (Lebanon, Cyprus),...
APIs have become an economic imperative for many businesses. But APIs solely based on request-response style interactions are limited by the fact that each system must know what they want from the other. Today’s modern services often rely on...
HELP! It's a new decade and your organization may have woken up to what can only be called a "digital identity crisis." Who are we now? Who do we want to be? If you're a retailer, you might be struggling...
I am delighted to launch the first episode of Servin' Up Digital live on YouTube. For me, it was genuinely challenging to merge two of my passions into one show, and I had no idea how it would work...
API Monetization consists of tracking API Usage on a per customer basis, enforcing usage plan quotas, and informing back-end billing systems of usage levels. This sounds like an essential feature of API Management, one that would make a big difference to...
I must confess, I'm a damn foody! In my former life, I worked in gastronomy for years. Today I have close friends running restaurants all over Europe. Whenever we meet, we talk about new food trends and recipes. And,...
One of our customers made an astute observation: You've created thousands of APIs, but this one is our first. Over the years, we've worked with customers across industries and see how companies and institutions design, build and manage API...
The search for efficiency, agility and practicality has led several sectors to leverage their services, such as banks, industries and retail. IT market changes It is no longer news that we are experiencing a new digital age thanks to IT market...
Fail, fast, forward. This is a mindset that everyone who is tackling a digital transformation or digital initiative is tasked with executing. Modernize, Transform, Go Agile, Scale! API as a Product strategy Sounds good, looks cool on a t-shirt, but how...
The digital world carries within itself a range of acronyms that help in digitizing business. Among these are the Application Programming Interface (API). A major system integrator, APIs are invisible to the average user, who only sees the interface...
In the digital era, most companies expose their APIs to engage with their partners, consumers, users or application developers to expand their businesses. Most of them use an API Management layer to expose APIs. Components like API Manager, API...
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 is about giving customers control of their financial data and allowing other third-party organizations to...
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 pose a huge challenge for companies’ integration needs. Legacy models won’t cut it anymore with...