API Management Governance

API Management Governance

APIs Are Different Than Integration

Moving away from centralized SOA governance

APIs provide accessibility to valuable, yet sensitive, business data that needs protection. This naturally raises governance concerns and issues. A good API management platform provides a secure, single platform that allows organizations to innovate, adapt to changing needs, and share data at an accelerated pace. But API governance is different from SOA governance, because a centralized governance process owned by a special architectural team in IT cannot maintain an iron grip on agile and decentralized API-first architectures.

The eBook "APIs are Different than Integration" explores how services creation is a natural part of the software development process; it happens ad-hoc and it’s prolific. API design and development is now every developer’s job. A centralized services governance process, owned by a special architectural team in IT, cannot maintain an iron grip on agile and decentralized API-first architectures.

What You Will Learn

  • The importance of services governance in an age where the majority of APIs are developed in the absence of a centralized service governance model. 
  • How easy access to server resources allows application developers the freedom to build API services as they see fit.
  • The distinction between API governance and SOA governance.
  • What API governance for application teams should look like and how governance can improve the quality of APIs and can increase API consumption.

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