APIs in Business

Video: The Hive API Management Panel

September 11th, 2016 |

It’s been a big week and a big few months for API Management, with Apigee’s planned acquisition by Google and our own by Red Hat. Right in the middle of this we had the pleasure of participating in a great […]

Beef Up Your Microservices With API Management

June 29th, 2016 |

Microservices-based architectures (MSA) are a very popular topic these days. They are often considered a universal remedy. However, if we look at MSAs closely, they basically shift complexities and responsibilities into other layers. This architectural style does help tackle some […]

Better Digital Marketing Decisions Through Channel Integration And API Management

April 27th, 2016 |

Due to an explosion of digital channels, marketers face complex data analysis and decision making challenges. In this blog post, we’ll show how channel integration and API management can help digital marketers achieve their goals. A typical digital marketing challenge […]

Entering the Platform Age: 3 Key Lessons for Generating Real Platform Value

March 9th, 2016 |

Last week we had the pleasure of attending the awesome APIDays Australia event in Melbourne – congratulations to the team at Sixtree and APIDays for pulling off a great event (check out Frank Arrigo’s great write up!). The “Platforms for […]

2016 API Predictions

December 30th, 2015 |

The API field progressed in leaps and bounds in 2015 with impressive new APIs, standards advances, conferences and unfortunately also more negative events like security breaches (see our 2015 roundup). Given all that activity, it’s a tough call to guess […]

API Business Models And The API Model Canvas at APIStrat Austin

December 22nd, 2015 |

API business models have been a hotly debated topic in the API community. For sustainable API program success, it’s paramount to get the value proposition right, and the API provider needs to have a clear understanding about how to capitalize […]

Developers Will be the Cornerstone of the Banking APIs Revolution

September 25th, 2015 |

Banks Rely on Developers to Drive Change Although we’re at the beginning of a new era of open API banking, some banks have already been using APIs for a long time. Banks historically used APIs to connect their internal systems, […]

Financial Institutions are Embracing APIs

September 15th, 2015 |

Driving Innovation in the Banking Industry In my last post, we looked at APIs in fintech and how drastically banking will change in the next decade. Yet some banks fear the implementation of the PSD2 (Directive on Payment Services) and […]

European Banking Authority Opens a New Era of Open Banking

September 8th, 2015 |

Required API-based Banking Ecosystem Will Give Customers More Control and Insight The European Commission (EC) has mandated that banks must provide standardized API access across the EU as part of the Directive on Payment Services (PSD2), a set of rules […]

Building Effective API Programs: Key Success Factors

July 6th, 2015 |

This is the last part of Building Effective API Programs. We’re concluding this series with a “cheat sheet” summary of the key success factors. In the introduction, we explained that exposing assets via APIs can prove to be extremely valuable […]