The API Economy

The Five Axioms of the API Economy: The Macro Effects of APIs – Rise of the API Economy

This is a joint post by Guest Author Craig Burton who writes at http://www.craigburton.com/ (craigburton) and 3scale’s Steven Willmott (njyx on twitter). The original axiom approach was dreamt up by Craig and we’ve iterated together since. Having stated the Axioms […]

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The API Economy

The Five Axioms of the API Economy: Micro Effects of APIs – API Drivers for Individual Organizations

This is a joint post by Guest Author Craig Burton who writes at http://www.craigburton.com/ (craigburton) and 3scale’s Steven Willmott (njyx on twitter). The original axiom approach was dreamt up by Craig and we’ve iterated together since. The Five Axioms of […]

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The API Economy

The Five Axioms of the API Economy Summarized and Series II

This is a joint post by Guest Author Craig Burton who writes at http://www.craigburton.com/ (craigburton) and 3scale’s Steven Willmott (njyx on twitter). The original axiom approach was dreamt up by Craig and we’ve iterated together since. It’s been a pleasure […]

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The API Economy

The Five Axioms of the API Economy, Axiom #5 – Organizations Must Consume Core Competences of Others Through APIs

This is a joint post by Guest Author Craig Burton who writes at http://www.craigburton.com/ (craigburton) and 3scale’s Steven Willmott (njyx on twitter). The original axiom approach was dreamt up by Craig and we’ve iterated together since. The Five Axioms of […]

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The API Economy

The Five Axioms of the API Economy, Axiom #4 – Organizations must provide core competence through APIs

This is a joint post by Guest Author Craig Burton who writes at http://www.craigburton.com/ (craigburton) and 3scale’s Steven Willmott (njyx on twitter). The original axiom approach was dreamt up by Craig and we’ve iterated together since. The Five Axioms of […]

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The API Economy

The Five Axioms of the API Economy, Axiom #1— Everything and Everyone will be API-enabled

This is a joint post by Guest Author Craig Burton who writes at http://www.craigburton.com/ (craigburton) and 3scale’s Steven Willmott (njyx on twitter). The original axiom approach was dreamt up by Craig and we’ve iterated together since. The API Economy is […]

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Cambrian Explosion

A Cambrian Moment – but not Just for Startups

The Economist this week released a 16 page special report (PDF directly here) on the extraordinary boom in startups around the globe. The article is excellent and well worth reading as a overview of many of the building blocks of […]

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Identity

Identity and The API Economy

This is a Guest post by Craig Burton who writes at http://www.craigburton.com/. He was also a special guest at the API Strategy Conference in San Francisco in October. I recently attended and participated in the API Strategy and Practice conference […]

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More Thoughts on an API Commons

At Defrag this week got together with Kin Lane at API Evangelist to talk about something we’d been working on together for a while – an initiative to try to encourage sharing and reuse of API Definitions. We’re greatful for […]

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Free eBook on the Joining the API Economy

APIs have been growing in important steadily over the last few years but growth this year has exceeded even our high expectations and it is truly becoming the case that Anyone and Anything looks set to become “API Enabled” as […]

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