30 APIs to track COVID-19

This article was originally published on ProgrammableWeb.

APIs can’t help cure COVID-19, but they can be used by developers to collect data about the outbreak, track its spread, and even produce data visualizations. Over the past month, ProgrammableWeb has been tracking APIs that provide access to data related to the pandemic. Here are 30 APIs that let developers leverage the available data about the virus. 

6 online COVID-19 hackathons for developers looking to help the cause

The coronavirus pandemic is putting immense stress on healthcare systems, the global economy, and the lives of people around the world. Developers and technology companies worldwide are coming together to make an impact in whatever way they can. Below are six online hackathons aimed at combating the issues the world is facing amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Top 4 API tech trends in 2020: APIs Unplugged

As we enter a new decade, APIs are involved in many current technology trends. Web APIs are common in microservices, service mesh, public cloud platforms, machine learning, and smart devices. In this inaugural episode of the APIs Unplugged podcast, Mike Amundsen (MuleSoft API Strategy Advisor) and Matt McLarty (MuleSoft Global API Strategy Leader) discuss the most significant technical trends related to APIs for 2020.

MuleSoft named a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Full Life Cycle API Management

The MuleSoft team is excited to announce that we have been recognized as a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Full Life Cycle API Management

According to Gartner, “The Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice is a recognition of vendors in this market by verified end-user professionals.” To ensure fair evaluation, Gartner maintains rigorous criteria for recognizing vendors with a high customer satisfaction rate.

3 ways to justify strategic integration investments to business leaders

Convincing business leaders of the strategic value of integration is one of the most difficult challenges IT leaders face. Integration technologies, in nature, are “invisible” and often don’t come with a demo you can showcase to leadership. This makes it difficult for organizations to justify strategic investments in integration. 

In contrast, 80% of organizations currently use APIs to digitally transform as they can unlock data and connect systems. This shows that business leaders see the value of API initiatives. 

How Salesforce leveraged MuleSoft to create a seamless acquisition process

In a series of blogs, we have highlighted the various ways Salesforce is leveraging MuleSoft technology to improve internal processes — like streamlining employee onboarding or enabling the operational shift to API-led connectivity with a C4E. This blog is the next in this series of how Salesforce uses MuleSoft that we will continue to add to over the coming months.

In 2019 alone, the value of global merger and acquisition (M&A) deals amounted to $3.7 trillion.

69% of IT leaders keep the lights on instead of innovating. Enter APIs.

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Responding to a question regarding their ability to innovate on behalf of the organizations they work for, 69% of IT leaders surveyed said they felt they were working just to keep the lights on versus innovating. This was the answer to one of many questions that MuleSoft posed to over 800 IT leaders,

Connectivity strategy for Greater China: Integration remains IT’s biggest unsolved problem

MuleSoft recently published its global 2020 Connectivity Benchmark Report, surveying 800+ global IT leaders on the state of digital transformation. A large number of respondents from Greater China gave their insights displaying vast differences between Greater China and the global respondents, which can inform our local strategies.  

Compared to our global findings, Greater China respondents report they have the highest increase in projects asked of them (43%). However, this group was also the least likely (30%) to say they successfully delivered on all of their projects last year.

3 digital transformation stories from MuleSoft and Salesforce customers

Companies around the globe and in every industry are undergoing digital transformation. The goal of this transformation is to provide customers with the connected experiences they’ve come to expect. Today’s customers want integrated, personalized, truly connected products, services, and experiences that can be leveraged across every channel.

MuleSoft recognized in Forrester Wave for Strong Interoperability

Salesforce named a Leader in Healthcare CRM evaluation

As we continue to digest the final rules from CMS and ONC regarding wide-scale interoperability in healthcare, we’re excited to share some recent news from Forrester: Salesforce Health Cloud has been named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Healthcare CRM Providers, Q12020, with MuleSoft recognized for its interoperability capabilities!