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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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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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Intel Announces Mashery Acquisition

April 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · feature, Open API Economy

From partnership to acquisition Let there be no confusion. Intel is a hardware company. It makes microchips. This is its core business. History shows that companies do best when they stick to their roots. There are exceptions. At the same time, Intel has always dabbled in software at some level. Mostly in products that support […]

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The Dark Side of Cloud Computing

April 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Coding, feature

When things go bad, it goes really bad At KuppingerCole we use Office365 extensively to manage our documents and keep track of document development and distribution. On April 9, 2013, Microsoft released a normal sized Tuesday update to Windows and Office products. The only thing is, this time the update completely broke the functionality of […]

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Another Case for IDMaaS

April 17th, 2013 · No Comments · feature, Identity, life

Identity Management is a universal problem When I pay my electric bill I usually just call the power company and give them my credit card. This month I decided that I should go set up auto payments on the web site and be done with it. So I opened the power company web site and […]

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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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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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NSTIC Update

September 24th, 2012 · No Comments · Daily Thesis, feature, Identity

National Institute of Standards and Technology awards $9M to support trusted identity initiative Introduction On September 20, 2012, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced more than 9 million USD dollars of grant awards in support of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC). The grants were awarded to five consortiums. […]

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