What are the Recommended Roles for an API initiative?

Are you positioned for success with your API initiative? What roles are required to drive a successful API initiative? How do these roles relate to existing roles in the company? It is time to drill a little deeper into the required roles and responsibilities to help your API initiative become a success....  Continue reading What are the Recommended Roles for an API initiative?

RFP Template – Assistance in Choosing an API Solution Partner

Many businesses considering an API solution are looking for help in understanding what a complete API management product might look like. But they also want to consider what to look for in the partner they choose to supply the API Management product ensuring that the product meets their current and future needs, and...  Continue reading RFP Template – Assistance in Choosing an API Solution Partner

What is the ROI for API Connect? – Forrester TEI Study Demonstrates Economic Benefits

IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential benefits and return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by implementing IBM API Connect. Sign up for the webinar to listen to the results.  Continue reading What is the ROI for API Connect? – Forrester TEI Study Demonstrates Economic Benefits

Why your business needs APIs (and why your APIs need IBM API Connect)

Many businesses are trying to figure out how or if APIs and the API economy are applicable or needed for their business. And if they are needed, what API management vendor is the right choice to help them succeed. The paper, “Why your business needs APIs (and why your APIs need IBM API...  Continue reading Why your business needs APIs (and why your APIs need IBM API Connect)

Software Industry API Use Cases – Eating Our Own Cooking

Many of the use cases associated with businesses in the Software industry are the same as Retail. After all, companies that create software products, sell them. In the case of software, sometimes the software is installed on premise and other times it is used in the cloud as a service (XaaS). But,...  Continue reading Software Industry API Use Cases – Eating Our Own Cooking

Does size matter? (for your business to participate in the API Economy)

“How big does a business need to be before offering assets via business APIs using IBM API Connect?” I’ll answer a question with a set of questions, all starting with “How big does a business need to be before it …” • Needs a web site? • Needs a mobile App? • Wants to provide great service to its customers? • Needs...  Continue reading Does size matter? (for your business to participate in the API Economy)

Identifying API Use Cases in Property and Casualty Insurance – White paper available

The next paper in the industry use case series is now available and focuses on the Property and Casualty Insurance industry. The insurance industry is becoming very active in the API economy. Insurance is a data-intensive business, and accessing data quickly across the enterprise, using data in new ways and interfacing with partners rapidly...  Continue reading Identifying API Use Cases in Property and Casualty Insurance – White paper available