API Strategy 301: API-as-a-Product

By pwsadmin | December 29, 2015

Learn how positioning your APIs as products can contribute to success across all aspects of an API program In API Strategy Lesson 203: Building Business Value with a Framework for API Success, we outline key areas of focus essential to designing and maintaining an effective API program. In this lesson, we explain how positioning your APIs as…

API Strategy 203: Building Business Value with a Framework for API Success

By pwsadmin | October 7, 2015

Build a strategic framework for realizing the business potential of your APIs In Lesson 202: How to Drive Business Value Through APIs, we explore the key ways APIs can deliver real-world value to a business. In this lesson, we outline a strategic framework for realizing this potential value. The lesson addresses four key areas focused on…

API Strategy 202: How to Drive Business Value Through APIs

By pwsadmin | August 5, 2015

Discover five ways you can bring value to your business through APIs In Lesson 102: The Business Value of APIs, we provided an overview of the key business drivers behind API programs. In this lesson, we take a deeper dive into five ways you can bring value to your business through APIs. Specifically, this lesson explores…

API Strategy 201: Private APIs vs. Open APIs

By pwsadmin | April 9, 2015

One of the key considerations that should guide both your API business strategy and your interface architecture is the distinction between open and private APIs. An interface is defined as open or private depending on whether it targets external or in-house developers. In this lesson, we explain the distinction in detail and explore ways it…

API Strategy 102: The Business Value of APIs

By pwsadmin | April 9, 2015

APIs are not just created to meet a technical requirements and API publishing is not merely a technical challenge. Every API is published with specific business aims in mind and API program managers must ensure these aims drive the interface design process. This lesson provides an overview of key drivers behind API programs and how…

API Strategy 101: What is an API?

By pwsadmin | April 7, 2015

API publishing is becoming a pressing technology concern for an ever-wider range of organizations. More and more companies and public sector agencies want to realize the business value of APIs but many decision makers lack a basic understanding of the technology behind APIs. In this lesson, we provide an overview of what APIs are and…