What are the common trends that unite successful technology leaders? A new podcast series from Apigee offers tips on how companies can best go about their digital transformation strategies. The below piece, written by Greg Brail, Chief Architect, Apigee, provides 5 top tips from the likes of Erez Yarkoni, CIO at Telstra, and Aneesh Chopra, who was the first CTO of the United States of America.
Following the “I love API” conference in San Jose, InfoQ had a chance to speak with Ed Anuff and Marsh Gardiner from Apigee. After an IPO in April that created increased awareness for both Apigee and the API industry in general, the company is now moving API technologies into new areas by understanding how applications are developed and how people use APIs.
We've long heard about how technology can be applied to traditional industries in order to make them better, faster, cheaper, more efficient or some other stated benefit. All too often, however, technology is applied to seemingly less important opportunities and those same traditional industries are left in their existing mire. So it is always cool to hear of an initiative which takes some cutting edgy technology approaches and repurposes the for more egalitarian means. A case in point is aWhere.
A quite recent buzz-phrase added to the IT lexicon is “The API Economy”. Cheerleaders of digitally-led change hail it as the real-time exchange of data via application programming interfaces to fuel insight, transactions and communications. Love it or loathe it as a term, there’s no disputing that it’s changing business and Chet Kapoor, CEO of Apigee (see what they did there?) is at the heart of the action.
Why is it that both short-term and long-term trading strategies can work in the world of investing? How can it be that some people make money looking at short-term movements and others make a bundle taking the long view? Shouldn’t everybody be taking the same approach?