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New White Paper: The Unseen Enablers Of Platforms

Today we publish a new white paper which I wrote together with Sangeet Paul Choudary. Sangeet is Founder and CEO of Platform Thinking Labs and best known for his work on platform business models and multi-sided network effects. He is also a widely […]

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Red Hat 3scale Joint Webinar

API Management: Critical For Success In The Digital Economy We announced earlier our partnership with Red Hat to provide a full stack API solution. To present the joint value proposition of this solution our COO Mark Cheshire and I will hold […]

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Building Effective API Programs: API Design and Implementation

In the previous four parts of this series, we discussed API benefits, strategy, and business models. Good API design has some core principles which that may differ in implementation. The authors of APIs: A Strategy Guide have a great analogy: Every car has a steering wheel, brake pedals, and an […]

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Red Hat and 3scale: Enabling Success in the API Economy

3scale and Red Hat JBoss have joined forces to provide a full-stack API solution. The package includes design, development, and hosting of an API using Red Hat JBoss xPaaS for Openshift solutions — combined with 3scale’s API management platform for full […]

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Building Effective API Programs: API Business Models

What is the Right API for the Business Model? As discussed in the previous post, an API program must be embedded in the overarching business strategy and aligned with business goals. The business model is where the rubber meets the road […]

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Building Effective API Programs: APIs and Strategy

This is the third part of the Building Effective API Programs series. The introduction can be found here. To take advantage of the API benefits we discussed in the previous post, an effective API program must be rooted in an organization’s overarching […]

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3scale Is Now An AWS Advanced Technology Partner

More Benefits From AWS & Better Offers For Our Customers   A while back we wrote about our being accepted to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network. Which we were pretty excited about. Now we are proud to announce that we have become […]

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Building Effective API Programs: Leveraging API Benefits

This is the second part of the Building Effective API Programs blog post series. In the first post, we argued that it is paramount that an API contributes to the overarching business strategy of an organization. In this post, we […]

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Building Effective API Programs: Introduction

Exposing assets (data or services) via APIs can prove to be extremely valuable for an organization. However in most cases, it’s not enough to solve only the technical challenges of opening an API. It can even be counterproductive for the […]

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Practical Advice For The Stages Of The API Lifecycle (Part 4/4)

Manfred will be presenting a related workshop: Practical API Lifecycle Management at APIdays Paris on Tuesday, December 2. The API lifecycle is made up of four stages, which an API provider would iterate through several times as part of an API program: […]

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