Claus Jensen

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APIs and Intellectual Property

If you are serious about APIs, you have to be serious about Intellectual Property rights. Get your legal department involved sooner rather than later. Educate...

The “Dark Side” of APIs

The positives of an API centric approach are very significant, and if you have read all my earlier blogs hopefully obvious :-) APIs also have...

API versioning made simple

API versioning made simple: Use linear versioning only, then clone your API when you meet a different need In my opinion, branching of APIs (aka a...

The basics of good API design

API protocols can and should be based on the best choice for their purpose and audience, and not all APIs are REST based. Importantly the...

Making the case for SOAP based APIs

A common myth is “SOAP is dead; APIs are always REST.” Granted, REST is the currently most popular protocol for easily consumable APIs. But nothing...

Are APIs all you need?

Some say that APIs are all you need. Others that Services are indispensable. In the end, it is not a matter of APIs or Services....

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Governance in the age of APIs and social interactions

In the age of business APIs and social interactions, governance is no longer primarily about…

BPM Voices: Insight at the edge

In the world of mobile, cloud and APIs, how do you assert control at the…

BPM Voices: Where does BPM end and SOA begin?

In this column, Claus Jensen, IBM Chief Architect for SOA, BPM, and EA Technical Strategy,…

BPM Voices: Service-oriented design principles: The foundation of new business engagements

Ten years from now, we'll look back upon today as the beginning of a new…

Business process optimization, Part 2: Planning for a desired business outcome

The BPO method provides a means of combining various technological innovations in the context of…

Business process optimization, Part 1: Planning for sustained agility and business outcomes

This article explores commonly held concepts behind business performance and agility, and illustrates at a…