API Digest #89: When Data APIs Go Neglected, Business Intelligence Suffers
API2Cart continues to research the most interesting API-related articles and news to deliver them to you via our fortnightly digest. So grab a cup of coffee and start your week with another issue. In today’s summary:
- When data APIs go neglected, business intelligence suffers
- Eight ways that plugging into APIs helps business
- How the API revolution fuels corporates’ SaaS fatigue
- New survey reveals rising importance of APIs and cloud-based integration platforms
- Eight questions to ask when designing and developing a public API
- You & your comms APIs: ignore them no longer!
1. When Data APIs Go Neglected, Business Intelligence Suffers
API strategies at most organizations have a singular function: to give application developers the ability to extend the functionality of applications through process integration, writes Jan Stafford. However, they can become an excellent source of data for business analytics.
2. 8 Ways That Plugging Into APIs Helps Business
Kristopher Sandoval believes that an API has as many business benefits as it has technical benefits. In order to prove that he discusses 8 ways APIs may benefit your business. If you are interested in real-world examples, be sure to read the full article.
3. How The API Revolution Fuels Corporates’ SaaS Fatigue
SME customers are overwhelmed with SaaS abundance. Even when you’ve already made your choice, there is still a problem with juggling many monthly subscriptions. Are APIs add to the exhaustion? Read the article to find out.
4. New Survey Reveals Rising Importance of APIs and Cloud-Based Integration Platforms
The results of a new survey on the state of API integration show that enterprises increasingly recognize the value of APIs. Based on responses from more than 450 companies, the survey provides some useful insights into the state of API integration in 2017
5. 8 Questions To Ask When Designing And Developing A Public API
While public APIs are business-driven tools, private APIs are almost always helping to improve back-end systems and internal software. Carey Wodehouse provides 8 helpful insights on how to develop a public API?
6. You & Your Comms APIs: Ignore Them No Longer!
You don't have to become a software developer, but you do need to become literate in the ways of software development, believes Justin Haefner. Learning how to code can be frustrating, but it allows to leverage the APIs of your own infrastructure to solve your own problems.
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