Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Organizations of all sizes are starting to appreciate that there is a wealth of information starting to flow in and out of their companies via the APIs they decided to expose to third-parties. Now those organizations can start figuring out how to derive some value out of all that data.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Big data is often the culmination of many different sources of information. Online, offline, mobile, social and local, among others. Connecting to it all can be challenging, not to mention analyzing it. Thanks to a new tool from Apigee, organizations can connect and analyze potentially massive amounts of external data from APIs, apps, social, and mobile ecosystems, together with other data sources for context.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Palo Alto-based Apigee, the company responsible for handling API technology for some of the biggest players in the private sector including Walgreens, Bechtel, eBay, Pearson, and Gilt Groupe has launched a new twist on big data – Apigee Insights, a big data analytics platform that lets organizations gain new business insights using “broad” data generated in the app economy. CivSource spoke with Chet Kapoor, Apigee CEO and Anant Jhingran, Apigee vice president of products about the launch.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

One of the least satisfying aspects of most discussions of big data is a lack of attention to patterns of value creation. Most of the time, we are presented with scenarios in which data is poured into Hadoop or sifted with Splunk and somehow you get insights.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

With mobile devices getting increasingly powerful with each release, online business transactions are growing exponentially, as ease of use encourages for more interaction with service providers. However, the new trend rips the control of transaction data from service providers’ hands, denying them the ability to make accurate business decisions based on data analysis.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Complicated processes for sharing videos, photographs, memes, and other media are no laughing matter. Popular humor site Cheezburger.com was concerned that its "humor partners" were finding the company's procedures onerous, especially as the mix of 24 million site visitors used an increasingly diverse array of devices to connect with its content.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Cheezburger, the network of silly sites whose mission is to deliver a laugh or smile to everyone’s face at least once a day, just launched a new API. The API will help developers build a share-to-Cheezburger button in content creation apps … and help Cheezburger publish more silly cat pictures to a wider audience.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

For those who like the idea of joining a Silicon Valley startup, here are five that belong on your radar.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

If you are seeking to get the maximum business advantage from big data, it is time to get ready to create a API-based nervous and vascular system to understand and transport data located outside the four walls of your business.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

You probably don't think of your car as a developer platform, but Mike Rosack did. A few days after buying his Chevy Volt, Rosack started slowly mining his driving data. But he eventually revved up his efforts and created a community platform for drivers to track their own efficiency. Today more than 1,800 Volt owners compare stats with each other, jockeying for position on Rosack's Volt Stats leader board.

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