We’ll take look at key API management vendors, some examples of API usage from the financial services industry, and notable examples from other industries.
As seen, there are some interesting stuff going on with APIs and innovation. Though it seems that all of this is just starting, there are some key lessons learned.
Software is becoming “the business” and, as a result, businesses are becoming programmable. To gain competitive advantage, leading businesses are becoming increasingly digital. In other words, everyone seems to be obsessing with APIs, the building blocks of the digital economy.
More than ever, external realities are forcing companies to adapt; it’s not “if” your industry will get disrupted; it’s a matter of “when”.
More and more consumers are interested in tracking their routine activities, and more and more mobile applications allow monitoring them. Besides from knowing oneself better, measuring parameters such as the blood pressure, pulse and steps helps individuals take care of their health and improve their physical condition.