In just a few years the shift of the critical mass of computing and consumer activity from PCs toward smartphones and tablets changed the rules of digital competition for every global enterprise. Within the next five years more devices and ubiquitous connectivity will drive a further shift from today’s app economy to a programmable world where software can touch nearly every interaction or transaction.
Targeted notifications for enterprise apps Apigee has added push notification capabilities to its API platform.
Apigee has added push notification capabilities to its API platform. The firm's backend-as-a-service (BaaS) capabilities can offer context-aware notifications to users. The free, self-service Apigee platform gives developers up to 10 million free push notifications per month. The firm says that this can support "even the largest" enterprise-scale campaigns with unlimited push messaging.
A little west of London’s burgeoning technology cluster most frequently referred to as Tech City or the Silicon Roundabout, lies the towering UK headquarters of API software specialists Apigee, hailing from the very Californian location the UK seeks to replicate in its capital.
Innovation is a curious beast. We tend to think of it as a static concept – and how ironic is that? If one idea should be in constant flux it is the idea of innovation. Yet we are still drawn back to ideas like the innovator’s dilemma or open innovation.
While many people doubt that there is such a thing as sustainable first mover advantage, it’s starting to look like organizations that have embraced the API economy are starting to put some distance between themselves and competitors. A new survey of 200 IT and marketing executives conducted by the newly formed Apigee Institute finds that organizations that identify themselves as being proficient in the use of APIs and data have more revenue than competitors, enjoy faster time to market speeds and overall have higher levels of customer satisfaction.
In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s venture capital group, has invested in Apigee, a developer of a cloud platform for sharing data and services through apps.
Apigee has developed an application programming interface, or API, that In-Q-Tel believes can benefit the intelligence community.
The hottest enterprise startups will take investment from In-Q-Tel, regardless of whether or not they need the cash. Today, a well-funded enterprise company called Apigee revealed it has taken a highly-strategic investment from the firm.
In a discrete low-key press release API house Apigee said Thursday that it's getting backing from the CIA's strategic venture arm In-Q-Tel (IQT) to enhance its widgetry to support the US intelligence community.