KIM CLARK

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Kim is a technical strategist on IBMs integration portfolio working as a architect providing guidance to the offering management team on current trends and challenges. He has spent the last couple of decades working in the field implementing integration and process related solutions.

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Is API management a centralized or decentralized approach?

Modern application development practices mandate a more decentralized approach in order to improve productivity and agility, by giving teams more autonomy to self-serve. What does...

Comparing a service mesh with API management in a microservice architecture

API management shares much at a high level with the newer concept of a service mesh. How are they different from one another? What are...

Microservices and APIs: Defining application boundaries

In a recent post on integration architecture Alan Glickenhouse touched on the question of when and where API management should be used in relation to...

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Go code-free! Create an API in IBM App Connect and call it from IBM Business Process Manager

Integrating any valuable business process can often be one of the hardest parts of a…

Cattle not pets: Achieving lightweight integration with IBM Integration Bus

Lightweight "cattle" style integration using IBM Integration Bus offers tempting benefits in terms of agility,…

Integration architecture: Comparing web APIs with service-oriented architecture and enterprise application integration

At a high level, both SOA and web APIs seem to solve the same problem…

The placement of BPM runtime components in an SOA

The various runtime components within a business process management (BPM) solution have a subtle relationship…

Capturing and analyzing interface characteristics, Part 2: Reference guide to integration characteristics

Part 1 of this two-part article discussed the definition of integration characteristics and how they…

Capturing and analyzing interface characteristics, Part 1: Capturing integration complexity for BPM and SOA solutions

This two-part article describes a well-tested technique for capturing the fundamental interface characteristics of integration…