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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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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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2012 International Oasis Cloud Symposium

October 16th, 2012 · No Comments · Daily Thesis, Identity, Open API Economy, privacy

  Summary of the Oasis Cloud Symposium last week in Washington DC. Introduction Last week I was invited to attend the 2012 International Oasis Cloud Symposium. I was very impressed. The attendance was not large—in fact—the organizers limited the number of attendees to 125 people. I was not able to attend the first day, but […]

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The Internet of Things Gets Huge Boost

May 10th, 2012 · No Comments · Daily Thesis, feature, Life Management Platform, Open API Economy

Scott Lemon and his new startup Wovyn is showing visionary thinking that will lead to what KuppingerCole calls The Life Management Platform (You can download the report for free here). Watch the video, note how they are supporting open protocols and open APIs. I love this stuff.

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Open API Economy

May 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · Daily Thesis

Open API Economy II on Prezi

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Security > 140 Conversation with Craig Burton

March 28th, 2012 · No Comments · feature, Identity, Innovation, Open API Economy

I had a conversation with Gunnar Peterson recently. Here is the transcript of the exchange. It is short but worth looking at. Today’s Security > 140 Conversation is with Craig Burton is a Distinguished Analyst at KuppingerCole, in his  recent work, Craig explores the API Economy and how participating in the API economy reconfigures organizations’ […]

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More on the Open API Revolution

October 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Apps, Coding, Daily Thesis, feature, Identity, Links

As I said in an earlier post, the folks as Programmableweb.com announced the that the number of open APIs they track reached an unbelievable number—4000—in record time. The published this graph showing the hockey stick growth rate: Figure 1—Total Number of APIs source: Programmableweb So lets take quick look at the dynamics of this growth […]

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The API Computing Magic Troika and the API Economy

October 26th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Apps, Coding, Daily Thesis, feature, Identity, lexicon

Intro Provocative quotes: Baking your core competency into an open API is a economic imperative. source: Craig Burton If you are not engaged in generating or enabling open API’s for your business—you are not in the game. source: Craig Burton Social—, Mobile—, and Cloud-computing are hot. The API computing magic troika is white hot. source: […]

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