Apigee in the News

Thursday, June 30, 2016
The recent outage at Slack – the fast-growing collaboration tool – reminded us all of a few things. For one , it reminded us just how popular Slack has become and how important Slack is to our daily work. The outage seemed to shut down workplace production entirely based on the hysterics posted by some Slack-enthusiasts on social media. But Slack’s problems also reminded us how important APIs are to our modern digital world.
Friday, June 24, 2016
Quality over quantity; your fate as CIO depends on an accurate understanding of the APIs that actually matter.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
With its recent Uncarrier 11 announcement, T-Mobile outright changed the game for mobile. By moving beyond simply outmaneuvering competitors on pricing and contracts, and opting instead to double down on the fundamentals of a digital platform business model, the company continues to shake up its industry, while also setting the bar for every enterprise engaged in building a digital business.
Monday, June 20, 2016
U.S. healthcare patients just dodged a bullet. In late May, misconceptions about APIs nearly led to the Joint Health IT Committee shooting down our best chance of universal electronic health records becoming a reality. The vote was 13-10; a close call — far too close.
Friday, June 10, 2016

When chat apps or other websites critical to getting a day’s work done experience an outage, panic sets in. Today, some teams were feeling the stress when Slack briefly had connectivity issues, and its API requests were responding with errors, making it behave slowly.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Matters of machine intelligence are topics of great interest these days. In CTO circles, it’s all anyone talks about. It reminds me of a statement I read a couple years back from renowned technology writer and author Kevin Kelly: "The business plans of the next 10,000 startups are easy to forecast: Take X and add AI." An interesting remark.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

‘It feels like being on a tech board… one that is under siege by a thousand piranhas that are chipping away at various business lines and profit centres.’ That’s how a board member of a U.S. super-regional bank responded when she was asked what her role felt like today, at the 2015 MIT CIO Symposium. Fast forward a year and across the pond, I’m not sure the response we’d get from European financial services board members would be fit to print in a family publication.

Monday, June 6, 2016
Recently, Apigee hosted the Open Banking Summit 2016 in London. The event was designed for financial services executives to gain advice and insight on how to jump-start the execution of their open banking strategy and the role APIs will play in helping these initiatives succeed.
Friday, May 27, 2016
Across the board, the verdict is in: when it comes to the cloud, the stakes are too high to sit on the fence.
Thursday, May 26, 2016

Walgreens (yes, that Walgreens — the one that also owns Duane Reade and is trying to buy Rite Aid for $17.2 billion) has long offered a number of tools for developers who want to plug into both its retail and pharmacy business. Today, the company is extending this program with the launch of two new APIs.