I was once adamantly told by a database administrator (DBA), “No one is allowed to read or write to my database.” I asked him, “Then why do we need a database and a DBA?”
When it comes to traditional IT infrastructure investments, every enterprise is conditioned to perform an on-premise vs. cloud analysis to justify its decisions. For today’s mobile application architecture investments, this model may no longer be applicable. This blog presents an alternative view: using a service-oriented-architecture (SOA) vs. mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) comparison approach in making mobile middleware decisions.
In the first instalment of this blog series, I wanted to explain the size and scope of the current API boom, and to explain the necessity of API Management as a product rather than just an idea. This time around, I have chosen to discuss a use case in which an insurance provider (payer) leveraged API Management to create an API Economy, one that fostered growth amidst a changing healthcare landscape.
API Management refers to the art of scientifically managing the APIs that are developed with a keen eye on measuring and improving the monetization of APIs by treating them as Products. Now is the time to monetize your SOA investments. It is time to harness the power of a changing organization.
Prolifics is committed to helping our clients create (and grow) competitive advantage in their industry. We are proud to have empowered this well known Retailer to do just that, again. After a successful e-commerce solution, Prolifics and our client teamed up again to bring ongoing managed services to further differentiate from the competition.