8 most popular blog posts of 2018

2018 blog posts

This year we published over 235 blog posts in 2018 with insights gleaned from our incredible developer community, partners, and customers. Our content covered a wide range of content—from APIs versus web services to common API design mistakes to deploying a Mule application with a Maven and Jenkins pipeline. Here are the eight most popular blog posts in 2018.

How to: Measure agility for enterprise IT

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After much hand wringing and collaborative sessions with teammates (most notably fellow Muleys Andrew Latham and Alison Jarris) and customers, a framework for how to think about agility has emerged that suggests a path about how to measure it (while not falling victim to Goodhart’s law).

Zero trust: The key to securing the API economy

December 21 2018

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Securing API Economy

There’s no doubt that today’s businesses are under increasing pressure to innovate faster. Looking to deliver innovative offerings at an accelerated pace to meet ever-evolving customer expectations, many are turning to modern development models underpinned by the cloud, microservices architectures, and containerization technologies.

5 traits of successful API products

5 traits API products

The web is littered with good API intentions gone wrong. Too many businesses have realized they “need APIs” and created them as a tick-the-box feature without thinking about their broader strategic value. One critical difference between the businesses that succeed and those that don’t is the underlying approach by which APIs are planned and conceived.  Put simply: Is the API a project or a product?

Open banking vs. marketplace banking

December 17 2018

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Open banking

It’s conference season, and this year we hosted Sibos in Sydney. Amongst the hot topics were Australia’s New Payments Platform (NPP), open banking and marketplace banking. In this post I share the top insights and trends emerging in the financial industry.

How NVIDIA integrated 12 different systems for GDPR compliance

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Here’s how NVIDIA leveraged an API-led approach to build system APIs for backend applications and stitch data together using a process API that leverages MuleSoft’s Message Processors.

Announcing Mule 4 courses now available in MuleSoft.U

December 13 2018

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mule 4

We’re thrilled to announce the broad release of Mule 4 courses in our award-winning, in-demand, on-demand MuleSoft.U portfolio:

CIO perspective: We all recognize the importance of data to the customer experience, so why can’t we get it right?

December 12 2018

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CIO perspective data management

I began my career in retail technology in 1992, a few years before Amazon began selling books online and would, as we all know, go on to forever redefine retail and consumer behavior. In all that time, data about customers, inventory, service, and marketing simmered below the surface of retail organizations — never rising to the level of prioritization that would have empowered us to leverage it to full effect.

15 MuleSoft Community Meetups to attend in December and January

MuleSoft Meetups

November was a record month with 15 Meetups across 8 countries and near 800 registered attendees! That same month, amazing volunteer MuleSoft users in Portland (OR), Orange County (CA), Richmond (VA), Northern Jersey (NJ), Recife (Brazil), Copenhagen (Denmark), Noida (India) and Valletta (Malta) raised their hands to start bringing their local MuleSoft community together.

How one fintech increased users by 5x with API-led connectivity

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This is the story of Mynt, a Philippines-based Fintech startup partnership between Globe Telecom, the Ayala Corporation, and Ant Financial, and their API-led legacy modernization journey.