Digital Transformation through APIs

Software ate the world and now APIs are eating Software…..

Everyone talks expose an API for this and that. Google, Facebook, Twitter, Salesforce, AWS, Azure, Twilio, Nexmo, Duo Security etc all are exposing APIs for their global growth. There are tons of Cloud Service Brokers and On Premise API Managements are available in market.

What should be my Digital Transformation strategy and how APIs help me?

Above was asked to me many times so I thought of putting on video blogging and now putting this article. Here it goes…

If you are thinking as Founder, CIO, CTO, Chief Architect then please give 5 minutes to listen to our experience and how we can plan ahead together how API should fit into your company and its services — internal or external….

Strategic Drivers

1. Growth

2. Changing Business Model

3. Speed To Market

4. Digital Traveller / Customer / Partner

5. WOW Experience

Need for Transformation

  1. Maintainability and Scalability Issues
  2. Data Silos
  3. Rigid Business Rules
  4. Lack of support for interfaces
  5. Monolithic Systems and architecture
“Connect, Collaborate and Share Strategy will lead to success for future!!!”

Steps of drive digital transformation

1. API led Architecture (SOA + Microservices + APIs)

2. Agile Development Cycle

3. Organizational Readiness

4. Platform Readiness

5. Disruptive Innovation

6. Digital Mantra

Below is what should be thought off to take ahead your digital transformation esp. from APIs Enrichment and Management platform. Security, Readiness, Enrichment, Devices (iOT, Mobile etc) And also End to End Developer Management.

We also did a survey to see how effective our platform is working with our customers and partners.

Above shows that API Platform can lead to awesome digital transformation and save a lot of time, effort, money and plan for the future….

Please do share your thoughts and experience. Look forward to hear from you….

Signing off, Vikram Sareen,Chief Architect, Service Guard Platform