More and more companies know that APIs are the way to re-align IT and Business, become more agile, reduce time from ideation to innovation, and deliver more value in a digital world. But most of them are just adapting their company to APIs instead of embracing the API mindset.
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The API mindset is thinking API-first, building the API before the website and the applications to deliver the same service to all channels via a unique interface.
The API mindset is thinking API facades, defining an interface contract to refactor the technical debt and decouple the IT monolith into smaller services.
The API mindset is thinking API management to always make better decisions by knowing exactly which service is used, by whom, where and how many times, so you can pilot your architecture and your business.
The API mindset is not about a technology, an architectural style or an IT project. It is about leveraging the internal energies to make companies think bigger, deliver faster, and be more resilient.
At APIdays Zurich, during 2 days, we will explore this API mindset, as well as the technical and business aspects of the API thinking.
Day 1 will be dedicated to preparing yourself to the API mindset: API architecture, API design, API Security, API culture and business models.
Day 2 will revolve around implementing the API mindset: API lifecycle management, API development, API testing, API monitoring, API discovery and API versioning and API monetization.
Co-Author of "API Product Management"
Amancio Bouza is author of the API Product Management book. He provides impactful strategic advice, inspirational execution, and inclusive culture change to organizations that want to create customer value in the area of digital ecosystems.
Digital Transformation Business Strategist at IBM
Alan Glickenhouse is the IBM Digital Transformation and API Business Strategist. Alan assists clients with their business and IT strategy for Digital Transformation and the API Economy. Starting with an understanding of the client’s business direction, IT strategy, and existing environment (both business and technical), Alan helps businesses successfully adopt a Digital Transformation and API strategy that fits their environment. He meets clients in all industries, all geographies, and of all sizes and brings knowledge of best practices shared with and by these businesses. Alan is the author of over 150 papers, articles and videos.
Creator of AsyncAPI, Founder of AsyncAPI Initiative & Director of Engineering at Postman
Fran is the founder of the AsyncAPI Initiative. He’s a software engineer with a strong focus on event-driven APIs and microservices. In his spare time, he enjoys playing beach volleyball, kayaking, and stand-up paddle surf.
API Catalyst at Axway
Erik has been working in the API space for the last couple of years, contributing to the community through speaking, writing, and standards. He is part of the Axway Catalyst team, which is helping customers to establish and cultivate good API practices. Erik's background is in computer science with a Ph.D. from ETH Zurich, but he's increasingly fascinated by the business and culture side of things, because organizations often face the biggest hurdles in these areas, and not on the technology side of things.
Global Business Development Lead, AWS Marketplace at Amazon
Emmelyn Wang has 20 years of experience driving business across many industries including eCommerce and global distribution as a software and technology innovation leader. She focuses on DevOps and the role of API management, integration, and low/no code products and platform programs and creating profitable ecosystems through meaningful integrations. Recently, she served and led efforts as part of Axway’s Office of the CTIO. In her new role, she is leading a category business on AWS Marketplace to make it easier for customers to find, try and buy, and deploy software. She is an internationally recognized speaker and thought leader for the business of APIs and the platforms and ecosystems they serve. Emmelyn's background also includes developer community engagement, working on API product teams building APIs for internal and external stakeholders, and supporting partners integrating with APIs. She has also led technical marketing teams creating engineering-focused content to innovate in both software and hardware supporting global companies to break revenue and adoption records. She started her career in Austin, Silicon Hills (Texas) where she also contributed to the growth of several startups. Emmelyn served on the core team of the AsyncAPI specification, sister spec to the OAS spec. She holds a Masters in Technical Communication. She contributed and spoke at GDS Insight, CIO Leadership, API Days, API the Docs, Nordic APIs Annual Summit, Write the Docs, Lavacon, Women Who Code, and other digital business events worldwide. She runs the APIOps Meet up and is based in Dallas, TX.
WSO2 is the world’s #1 open source integration vendor, helping digital-driven organizations become integration agile. Customers choose us for our broad integrated platform, approach to open source, and agile transformation methodology. The company’s hybrid platform for developing, reusing, running and managing integrations prevents lock-in through open source software that runs on-premises or in the cloud. Today, hundreds of leading brands and thousands of global projects execute 6 trillion transactions annually using WSO2 integration technologies. Visit https://wso2.com to learn more.
Axway’s integration solutions simplify and accelerate your digital transformation and customer experience initiatives. Our flagship Axway AMPLIFY™ Hybrid Integration Platform (HIP) speeds the discovery, use and deployment of integrations by combining traditional integration patterns with APIs surfaced in a unified catalog. Traditional integration patterns are supported for B2B Integration, Managed File Transfer, and Content Collaboration that are delivered along with API Management and Application Integration (via more than 150 prebuilt connectors), all in a single platform experience. More than 11,000 organizations in 100 countries and across a diverse spectrum of industries continue to benefit from Axway’s unrelenting commitment to solving the world’s data integration challenges.
GlobalLogic is a leader in digital product engineering services. By integrating strategic design, complex engineering, and vertical industry expertise — we help our clients imagine what’s possible, and accelerate their transition into tomorrow’s digital businesses. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, GlobalLogic operates design studios and engineering centers around the world, extending our deep expertise to customers in the communications, automotive, healthcare, technology, media and entertainment, manufacturing, and semiconductor industries.
APIIDA AG is a European software company and a Broadcom Tier 1 Value-Added Partner and Distributor. Its portfolio includes products and offerings that complement and further enhance Broadcom’s Layer7 APIM solutions. For more information, visit https://apiida.com