API

May 17, 2018

The top two business priorities for CIOs of midsize enterprises (MSEs) in 2018 are growth and digital transformation. However, 57 per cent of MSEs are not yet delivering digital initiatives, according to findings from Gartner Inc.'s 2018 CIO Agenda Survey ...

March 08, 2018

Digital leaders will outpace their rivals by adopting methodologies and mindsets that shorten software delivery cycles. They'll also get really, really good at rapid, iterative change following design thinking principles ...

February 05, 2018

IT professionals show a heightened concern for cybersecurity risk related to API use, according to a new survey conducted by Imperva. Specifically, 63 percent of respondents are most worried about DDoS threats, bot attacks, and authentication enforcement for APIs ...

January 18, 2018

As we start off 2018, it is obvious that the culture of DevOps in the enterprise is here to stay, but what of DevSecOps? From continued adoption of API-first solutions to core code development, I discuss a few predictions I see on how DevOps and SecOps will further entwine in addition to how related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2018 ...

January 03, 2018

DevOps experts offer predictions on how DevOps and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2018. Part 5 covers APIs and containers ...

September 21, 2017

The Global API Testing Market Size Is Estimated to Grow from USD 447.4 Million in 2017 to USD 1,099.1 Billion by 2022, according to the "API Testing Market by Component (API Testing Software/Tools and API Testing Services), Deployment Type (Cloud Based and On-Premises), Vertical, and Region - Global Forecast to 2022" report from Research and Markets.

September 11, 2017

Application Program Interfaces (API’s) represent an effective way to build and manage mobile services. By using APIs — a set of routines, protocols and tools for building software applications — application developers no longer have to buy technology software or hardware. Instead, they can simply plug into a growing open ecosystem of API-driven services. It is simple to integrate, and saves time and money for new developers ...

May 15, 2017

APIs are vital components for business success and thriving in the application economy, according to a global study conducted by CA Technologies ...

February 13, 2017

Integration is no longer your IT department’s problem; it is everyone’s problem. With the IoT, APIs, blockchain and chatbots thrown into the mix, everyone needs to integrate with everything. And this is leading to companies who are partnering with integration vendors to ensure their success as they adopt these, and other disrupting technologies, in the future ...

May 11, 2016

There is a major disconnect between what is expected of IT by the business and what IT teams can actually deliver, according to the 2016 Connectivity Benchmark Report from MuleSoft ...

May 06, 2016

At a time when software is becoming increasingly business relevant, IT teams are, in too many cases, retreating to the silo monitoring techniques of the past to track and troubleshoot application performance ...

April 11, 2016

The use of APIs to enable applications to interact across single and multiple infrastructures is skyrocketing and innovation is being fueled by companies finding new ways to monetize their software assets by exposing APIs to outside developers. However, exposing APIs to developers outside the company creates significant risk and APIs are becoming a growing target for cyber criminals. A new study by Ovum highlights an alarming lack of consistency and ownership in how API security is addressed ...

March 30, 2016

One of the most critical aspects of modernizing the software factory within the context of DevOps clearly lies in advancing management of APIs. Freeform Dynamics has been conducting significant research in the DevOps arena of late and recently published a new data set aimed at further illustrating the maturation of API management ...

February 25, 2016

Digital transformation cannot happen quickly enough. In 2016, we will continue to see this digital trend as consumer behavior further drives change and puts a question mark on every business model. I believe there are eight key trends that we will see arise through the year ...

February 03, 2016

API (Application Program Interface) is becoming a buzzword in the IT world. The Internet makes it possible for devices and people all over the world to be connected, whereas APIs utilize hardware and software to exchange information over those connections. As organizations and the public continue to grow more comfortable with implementing API technology in day-to-day activities, the market for API products continues to expand. In my view, the API economy not only offers incredible opportunities to explore new ways to interact with devices and services, but also allows innovators to put a new spin on solving old problems ...

October 06, 2015

A new global survey reveals the top traits of companies who are disrupting their competitors and transforming into successful software-driven, digital businesses. Here's what you can learn from them ...