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Developers in the API ecosystem: a discussion with Caroline Lewko of WIP

One of the most important parts of an organization’s API ecosystem is the community of developers who build applications that consume its APIs. The success of an API strategy often depends on understanding the target audience of developers…
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4 Ms of monetization, marketplaces, and APIs

Mike Amundsen recently joined MuleSoft as API Strategy Advisor. Mike is a well-known API expert in the global software engineering community and has authored and co-authored numerous books including “RESTful Web APIs,” “Microservice…
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To deliver on AI’s promise: Take the brain from the jar

Companies need to take the AI brain “out of the jar”; using application networks that enable AI to plug in and out of any data source or capability.Everyone, including MuleSoft, is talking about artificial intelligence (AI). The…
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A practical guide to winning in the API economy

When an organization uses APIs to build new products, new business channels, and new business models in ways that ultimately produce new revenue or other measurable value, that organization is often said to be “monetizing its APIs.”In…
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Using APIs to build a single view of customers

The pace of change in customers’ expectations in an always-on, always-connected world has never been higher. We’re living in a world where customers have on average three connected devices, spend about four hours a day on their phone…
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Using APIs to build a single view of customers

The pace of change in customers’ expectations in an always-on, always-connected world has never been higher. We’re living in a world where customers have on average three connected devices, spend about four hours a day on their phone…
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Should businesses bank on APIs to solve the legacy conundrum?

It is imperative for banks and other financial services businesses to ‘go digital’, in response to legislation (i.e., PSD2) and to increasing pressure from smaller, more nimble fintechs.Traditional financial services firms have a…
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What are perceived and actual security concerns for APIs?

APIs are rapidly becoming one of the most important infrastructural layers of the Internet while at the same time becoming a critical component of modern day attacks. They are difficult to secure and determined hackers are extremely tenacious…
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How to build for change in a cloudy world

The cloud market is on the rise, with organizations drawn to the promise of increased agility, reduced costs and improved operational efficiency. According to Gartner, the worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 21.4 percent,…
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Solving the multicloud integration conundrum

The benefits of moving to the cloud have been long praised across industries. As organisations jump on the cloud bandwagon to improve everything from operational efficiency to business agility, it’s not surprising to find IDC forecast…