There are still companies out there that create software that assumes a “perimeter” where the software can be installed, or requires a company “agent” to be installed on all mobile devices.
These kinds of companies need to rethink their strategies. Today's mobile-first digital world has driven huge changes in how enterprises connect with their customers and has changed the nature of the software we build.
The recent negative publicity for Snapchat's API is a real-life demonstration of what can go wrong when a few important things are overlooked. This episode offers an opportunity to remind ourselves about some aspects of security that API teams often overlook.
Building a digital enterprise requires the ability to track and accelerate innovation, agility, and experimentation in the enterprise. Democratizing access to data and building-block services for developers requires a systematic audit, curation, and exposure of enterprise capabilities as reusable APIs with the ability to track, monitor, and aid the usage of such services by developers and partners. Here are the six dimensions of an analytics plan that a CDO should build and track to enable better decision making.
It’s imperative for enterprises to deliver security built into the API channel. It has to protect the whole digital supply chain, end-to-end, from apps to APIs to backend services. In recognition of this, Apigee recently took two decisive steps to extend and strengthen our already strong security expertise and security operations team: we hired Subra Kumaraswamy and Tim Mather.
The December 2013 product update to Edge Analytics includes many exciting new features. There’s one that we’d like to highlight to help you understand its power and usefulness: report packs, which are collections of extensible custom reports pre-built by Apigee, based on industry best practices, and organized around common themes.
The killer app of big data is predictive analytics, which gives businesses the ability to anticipate and predict consumer behavior, and then immediately adapt. Today Apigee welcomes the InsightsOne team, and in so doing doubles down on big data predictive analytics and our ability to help enterprises understand consumer preferences, enhance the customer experience, and optimize business processes.
The rate of change in the API economy is accelerating as more and more organizations understand the power provided by apps and APIs and the agility provided by big data analysis. Here are five changes that will shape the API economy in the coming year.