SOA has traditionally addressed the needs of corporate information system integration, but apps and APIs are needed to meet today's challenge to interconnect corporate information systems with an explosion of remote systems and mobile devices. This webcast covers the roles APIs and SOA play inside the enterprise and how the growing mobile and apps economy is at the heart of a transformation from SOA-based architectures to APIs.
APIs break new ground with respect to governance, risk, and compliance (GRC). By their nature, APIs are meant to enable transactional business activity without prior restraint, and they are major tools for innovation and experimentation. APIs save organizations money through reuse and consistency. These characteristics can ultimately make governance easier.
There is a shift underway in enterprises is one from a world of messaging platforms to one of collaboration platforms - platforms for real-time connectivity and collaboration across boundaries and firewalls that enable machine-to-machine, person-to-person, B2B, and B2C interactions and transactions.
API facade is an important design pattern in an API designer's toolbox and a powerful tool for app developers who need to work with APIs they don't control. In a 4 part series of webcasts, our hosts will explore essential patterns that enable API teams and app developers to implement and improve their API designs and apps.