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Reach Two-Speed IT with APIs

Ed Anuff
Jan 28, 2015

The rapid growth in mobile, big data, and cloud technologies has profoundly changed market dynamics in every industry, driving the convergence of the digital and physical worlds, and changing customer behavior. It’s an evolution that IT organizations struggle to keep up with. To succeed, a new approach is required; one that enables agile and web-scale innovation so that IT can meet evolving business requirements while enabling existing systems to continue running reliably, efficiently, and securely.

There’s a way to enable the stability of enterprises’ operational systems of record while also fostering the speed and agility necessary to create powerful new applications and services that serve customers, partners, and employees in a digital economy that’s moving at blinding speed.

Whether you think about this as bimodal IT, two-speed IT, or traditional IT/agile IT, this new approach recognizes the value of both the back-end operational systems and the fast-changing world of user engagement. To learn more, read the full article, "Reach Two-Speed IT with APIs," published in Wired Innovation Insights.

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