APIs: a culture shift for the enterprise

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When we hear the word “disruption” we usually think of start-ups taking over a particular space through an innovative approach. Instead of renting an expensive hotel room or car, start-up companies utilize the power of the shared economy and built apps for us to save money and access those resources on demand. Another example can be with music. No longer do we buy music and deal with storage. Instead, streaming music is easy, painless, and we can use our storage for other apps and files.

4 key guiding principles to building your application network

The Application Network

In a previous post, I explained the reasons why pure SOA, despite being a powerful architectural paradigm with many benefits, could fall short.  Building on that narrative, I will provide in this post guiding principles to help you create a modern integration strategy – one that enables digital transformation, supports the API economy and is suitable for the pace of change required to build an application network.

How an application network could create the car of your dreams

I remember my first car well – it was a black Jeep Cherokee and made a “NGGGGGGRGH!” noise driving up hills. But I was so proud of it because it meant independence and adulthood.

But as Ross Mason writes, for today’s teens, car owning is more of an expensive hassle than a key to freedom. The car of the future will be more about the passenger experience than the driver experience,

Building a New Software Category

When every person carries an always-connected, multi-core computer in their pocket, when there are sensors on every street light and hundreds of sensors in every car, every company must become a tech company. In this post we will explain how the engineering team is building an entirely new category of software to enable this transformation.

From retail to financial services to healthcare and government, connectivity and integration are at the core of enabling business to both compete and expand.