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I focus on innovation, pioneering, discovery of emerging technologies and open source. Subject matter expert in trends such as: API revolution, rise of Microservices, Continuous Delivery epiphany, Agile Methodologies mindset and Cloud adoption boom.

February 2017

Self-service API Management – Part 2

2017-03-28T17:07:29+00:00 21 February, 2017|Tags: , , |

A team of experts exclusively dedicated to API Management asset configuration increases project complexity Have you read part 1? This is part 2 in a series on Self-service API Management. To fully understand this matter we advise you to read part 1 of this series first. Part 2 starts here! Taking away the responsibility of asset [...]

Self-service API Management – Part 1

2017-03-28T17:07:30+00:00 20 February, 2017|Tags: , |

This blog is the first in a series of four blogs on API management. It presents the path to augment the efficiencies of API Management in the Software Delivery Life-Cycle – the enablement of Self-service API Management. In my next blog will outline the importance of the API Management Center of Excellence (CoE) and the Self-service engagement [...]

January 2017

API Integration Patterns

2017-03-28T17:07:31+00:00 4 January, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Experience-based APIs As part of any API Management platform rollout project, a new API publication pattern targeting API consumers should be promoted: Experience based APIs. This approach of API integration patterns will become the driver for Self-service API Management, enabling consumer specific API wrappers that are designed and implemented by the consuming teams. In addition [...]

December 2016

Splunk Live Utrecht 2016

2017-03-28T17:07:37+00:00 21 December, 2016|Tags: , , |

Recently I attended the Splunk Live Utrecht 2016. The agenda was quite solid, with four customer use cases and three branches in the breakout sessions - IT Ops, Security and Advanced. In terms of general sessions delivered by the Splunk team, two topics were brought to Utrecht: Splunk for Security and Splunk for IT Operations.   Focusing on [...]

Best breed of API Management platforms

2017-03-28T17:07:41+00:00 1 December, 2016|Tags: , , , |

In this follow-up to my previous blog Why invest in API Management? I highlight the need for very mature API Ecosystems. With this blog about the best breed of API Management platforms, I discuss questions such as: What responsibilities are held by such an ecosystem? What capabilities should it provide? And: why should the make-or-buy [...]

September 2016

Why invest in API Management?

2017-03-28T17:09:36+00:00 14 September, 2016|Tags: , , , |

The increasing demand from Internet Business Models, Internet Streaming Boom and Cloud Adoption is uncovering the need for further investment in the API Management domain. In this blog, I describe the history, the future and the reasons for investing in API Management. 1. APIs and API Management are not a new phenomenon The modern Web APIs [...]

August 2014