Application Integration

Why APIs Make Things Different

Provided by IBM

Category Application Integration

Type White Paper

Length 8

Publish Date December 21 2015

Date posted June 03 2016

Overview

The term ‘API economy’ is being used more and more these days. The phrase is a combination of an IT term and a business term; it refers to a trend that is quickly changing our method of doing business. For example, APIs have already become an established fact in the retail sector and the travel sector. What exactly are APIs? Why are they suddenly popping up
everywhere? Why shouldn’t we fear them? And if we want to use them, how do we take the first steps?

Read this white paper to discover why APIs make things different.

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