The possibilities available to create a smart city seem endless. Technology allows innovations like smart infrastructure that can track public works projects to sensors that identify open parking spots to free public wifi. But how do municipal CIOs decide what’s worth investing in? And how can they ensure projects in process have the best chance of success?
APIs have become a strategic necessity for your business. They facilitate agility and innovation. However, the financial incentive associated with this agility is often tempered with the fear of undue exposure of the valuable information that these APIs expose. With data breaches now costing $400M or more, senior IT decision makers are right to be concerned about API security.
The walkthrough lets you choose your own adventure by allowing you to pick a path that best matches your role in the example use case. At the top of each walkthrough page, under the title, is a blue label that indicates the permissions you need in the Anypoint Platform for APIs to perform the actions in the section. Depending on your focus, you could jump straight to a later point in the walkthrough that is relevant for your role.
APIs are often considered the “invisible warriors of healthcare.” And as our founder Ross Mason points out in TechBeacon, there are lots of examples of how APIs are transforming healthcare. But could APIs push healthcare innovation even further?
Big strides have been made already. UCSF has rolled out the CareWeb Messenger engagement platform, which allows healthcare professionals and patients to securely communicate online and on mobile devices in real time through APIs. It helps caregivers improve care through a complete view of communications regarding the patient.
CES 2016 was supposed to be the year of the connected device – companies of all sizes were unveiling the latest smart devices to make consumers’ lives better and easier. Is this the beginning of the IoT consumer revolution? The picture seems a bit mixed.
We talk all the time about how important APIs are to business agility and innovation. APIs are the building block of the modern enterprise and it’s not only important but essential for every business in any industry to think about an API strategy.
That’s all well and good, of course, but how do you get started? What do developers and tech executives need to know about APIs? What best practices are out there? How can you make sure your APIs will be successful and popular? How can you build a developer community?
In this 4 part blog series, I describe in detail how one might go about modernizing a functional, but legacy Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) application without redeveloping (or even touching) it. Why? The release cycle for the legacy app is too long and it doesn’t scale in a way that will meet the needs of newly required mobile application.
Is it time to say goodbye to IT? That’s the argument made by Asheville, North Carolina CIO Jonathan Feldman in Information Week. He says that in the techie and non-techie world, IT departments often are the center of conflict: “like a raging infection in the corporate body, IT is continually at war.”