Walgreens made headlines in 2012 by releasing APIs for mobile developers to enable photo printing from smartphones and then quickly followed up with an API for prescription drugs. But what's a traditional business like Walgreens doing with an API? Far beyond increased relevance in an Instagram age, the Walgreens story is one of transformation of an entire business model.
In this recent webcast, Joe Rago and Nicholas Eby of Walgreens along with Brian Mulloy of Apigee discussed Walgreens' journey through the digital transformation of a century old brick-and-mortar enterprise.
Thanks to all who participated and special thanks to Joe and Nicholas for a lively and informative session. Check out the podcast, video and slides below to review the ground our hosts covered including:
- The path to an API - hurdles, decisions, and milestones
- Walgreens APIs - key features and technology
- Developer and partner programs -awareness and integrations
- 3rd Party developers - gaining awareness and integrations