API management

How to be an effective API Product Manager

In light of the Supreme Court’s recent decision that API interfaces can no longer be copyrighted, companies need to rethink what value their APIs deliver to the customer. Is... ...Read more

[Webinar] How to be an effective API Product Manager

Make your APIs work for you API ownership has taken on new meaning following the Supreme Court ruling in Google vs. Oracle. With copyright infringement of API interfaces a... ...Read more

What about Private Cloud?

Where Private Cloud fits in Apigee’s lineup With Google Cloud Next ’19 fresh in everyone’s minds, it seems like all the focus is on hybrid cloud environments and containerized applications. It’s... ...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

API products as a driver of business and IT convergence

There are two major challenges with applying the concept of Productization to APIs: 1. It is not a natural concept for most technologists and delivery prioritization is generally focused... ...Read more

API governance: Driving business value

API Governance:  It’s Time to Rethink Governance introduced emerging governance paradigms and practices fueled by digital transformation & API adoption. This post shifts the focus to the business considerations... ...Read more

API governance: It’s time to rethink governance

Truth #1 – Technology governance largely deserves its tarnished reputation Truth #2 – Governance is needed more than ever and is currently being disrupted Disruption? This article will start to walk you through how... ...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