apieconomy

The Five Axioms of the API Economy, Axiom #3 – APIs are an Economic Imperative

May 2nd, 2014 |

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 the API Economy

This blog post is the third in a series of five blog posts outlining the axioms of the API economy. The post follows on from the first and second Axiom posted (also see an intro to the series in the first Axiom). The five axioms we’re covering are as follows, in order:

  1. Everything and everyone will be API enabled.



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The Five Axioms of the API Economy, Axiom #2— APIs are core to any cloud, social and mobile computing strategy

April 25th, 2014 |

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 the API Economy

This blog post is the second in a series of five blog posts outlining the axioms of the API economy. The post follows on from the first Axiom posted here (also see an intro to the series). The five axioms we’re covering are as follows, in order:

  1. Everything and everyone will be API enabled.

  2. APIs are core to every cloud, social and mobile…

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Reflecting on Progress in the API Economy

April 8th, 2014 |

This week we had the pleasure of heading to Seoul for the WWW conference and first stop was a great API Meetup hosted by Daum DNA at D. Camp. Great audience and myself an Mike Amundsen we’re on speaking duty. The event flyer is here.

For the event I was asked to prepare an overview of the current state of APIs and the API Economy, which is a daunting task – John Musser’s great presentations (here and here) are hard to follow, so I didn’t try. Instead, it was a nice chance to put together some thoughts and we came up with a slightly different view of the ecosystem. Key take-aways from our thoughts (the presentation is embedded below):

  • The number of APIs is clearly growing rapidly – but it is increasingly diff…

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