Author: Lou Powell

Innovation through FHIR: An interview with Ham Pasupuleti

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Ham Pasupuleti, VP of Healthcare Innovation at PK. We discussed the FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) standard, the next generation interoperability framework... ...Read more

What is your API IQ?

In the blogosphere, there is much opinion and controversy over the “right” way to do APIs. The primary schism is in the perspective of the job they are trying... ...Read more

Webinar recap: Innovate fast without sacrificing security

In the era of accelerating change, time is always of the essence. In this environment, it’s not enough to innovate. To win, you must innovate fast, and get your... ...Read more

How to operationalize innovation

You may think that digital transformation is driven by technology, but it’s actually all about people. Innovation is only valuable if it can be operationalized and made core to... ...Read more

Why your enterprise keeps failing at digital transformation

Digital transformation has been pivotal to General Electric’s (GE) corporate strategy for years. The company first announced its Predix industrial software platform in 2013 and has since positioned itself as a... ...Read more

Accelerating API delivery

In this blog post, I want to extend the conversation from the design of the API contract to the architecture of the target endpoint (the source application that executes... ...Read more

APIs built for consumers, not systems

Many of the companies that we have worked with over the years have created SOAP-based services (SOA) in order to serve distributed computing demand. However, they have struggled to... ...Read more

Breaking down the monolith

Typically when we think about microservices we think about breaking down the monolith. Deconstructing the large custom system into small, autonomous functionally aligned systems. But microservices can also be... ...Read more

10 questions for great API design

1) Who is the consuming audience? Is it internal? Customers? Partners? Vendors? Determining audience will drive new questions. What is their level of understanding of the business process driven... ...Read more

What can we learn from Amazon about APIs?

There is an infamous email from Jeff Bezos in 2002 that was presumably issued to all Amazon employees. The point of the email was that all teams were mandated... ...Read more