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The Five Axioms of the API Economy, Starting with Axiom #1— everything and everyone will be API-enabled

April 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Apps, feature, lexicon, The API Economy

This is a joint post with me and Steven Willmott (njyx on twitter) at 3Scale. The original axiom approach was created by me and then iterated with Steven. We will post a new axiom each week until all five are available. The API Economy is a phenomenon that is starting to be covered widely in […]

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Identity and the API Economy

November 14th, 2013 · No Comments · Essays, feature, Identity, Internet of Things, lexicon, Links, The API Economy

This is also posted as a guest blog on the 3Scale web site. Introduction I recently attended and participated in the API Strategy and Practice conference in San Fransisco OCT 23-25. This was an exceptional conference and I met a lot of new people and learned many new things. The panel I took part in […]

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The Age of Context and the API Economy

November 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Daily Thesis, The API Economy

I I participated in a panel on the API Economy at the APIStrat Conference last week. The conference was fabulous and well attended. I learned a lot. Steve Willmott—the co-organizer and CEO of 3Scale–invited me to write a blog post for 3Scale. I am also cross-posting it here. Thanks for the invitation to the conference […]

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More Consolidation for the API Economy

April 24th, 2013 · No Comments · feature, Identity, The API Economy

CA Technologies acquires Layer 7, MuleSoft acquires Programmable Web, 3Scale gets funding It is clear that the API Economy is kicking into gear in a big way. Last week, Intel announced its acquisition of Mashery, this week, CA Technologies announced its acquisition of Layer7 , MuleSoft announced its acquisition of ProgrammableWeb and 3Scale closed a […]

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The Façade Proxy

March 18th, 2013 · No Comments · Coding, feature, The API Economy

  Securing BYOD With the rapidly emerging cloud-mobile-social Troika coupled with the API Economy, there are so many questions about how to design systems that can allow application access to internal information and resources via APIs that will not compromise the integrity of enterprise assets. And on the other hand, how do we prevent inappropriate […]

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How to Make an API

February 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Apps, feature, The API Economy

Introduction Making an API is hard. It is also a tough question. A small company out of England has figured out how to let anyone make an API with just: Dropbox A Spreadsheet A Datownia SaaS account Datownia One of the activities I practice to keep up with what is happening in the world of […]

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It Takes a Community to Manage an API Ecosystem

November 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Identity, The API Economy

Intro Starting at the EIC 2012 I have been talking and presenting a lot about The API Economy. The API Economy has become a strategic topic for organizations. As one can expect with a hot topic, there are many opinions and views on the matter. Therefore there a many comments, blog posts and articles written […]

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The Case for Reputation Capital

October 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Daily Thesis, feature, Identity, Innovation, KRL, The API Economy

I love this talk. Let me know what you think.

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Salesforce Identity

September 21st, 2012 · No Comments · feature, Identity, Innovation, The API Economy

Identity Management as a Service (IdMaaS) gets a new 500lb guerilla Introduction When I first heard of Salesforce’s Identity announcements this week at Dreamforce, I was reminded of the old joke “Q:Where does a 500lb. gorilla sit? A: Anywhere he wants.” Salesforce Identity makes Salesforce the new 500lb gorilla in the Digital Identity jungle. Announcement […]

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SAML is Dead! Long Live SAML!

September 19th, 2012 · No Comments · Daily Thesis, feature, Identity, The API Economy

Answers to the unanswered questions from the webinar Introduction Last Friday on Sept. 14, Pamela Dingle—Sr. Technical Architect from Ping Identity Corp.—and I conducted a free webinar about the much ballyhooed demise of SAML. You can view the webinar in its entirety on the KuppingerCole website. To us, the best measurement of interest in any […]

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