The API Billionaires Club is about to welcome Trillionaire members. But how should you deal with it?

By Cynric Huys on 14 July 2016

The amount of API traffic increases every day. But it’s no longer just the known players such as Google, Amazon, Twitter, Facebook and Salesforce (the API Billionaires Club) that will produce the related massive amount of data. Cisco estimates that by 2020 37 billion smart ‘things’ will be capable to connect with an API. The Internet of Things is here! But how should API-providers handle all these clients?

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Integrating applications: Bridge the gap with a functional specification

By Stefanie Fauconnier on 03 May 2016

So you need to connect an application to an external system. Developers and IT architects know how to cover the technical side, with for example SOAP web services, REST APIs, or stored procedures. But there is more to integration than just a choice in technology. You also face a functional challenge: the relevant functionalities of multiple applications must seamlessly fit into each other.

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Service Design: You’re doing it wrong

By Roos Uwaerts on 25 February 2016

In most application landscapes services tend to pop up like mushrooms, with little to no attention being devoted to decent service design or decent service-oriented architecture (SOA). Frankly put, this means you’re doing it wrong.

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What will 2016 mean for your company, business model and your customers?

By ae.admin on 22 December 2015

The world around us is moving at an ever faster pace and disrupting forces for your market are lurking around the corner.

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The Big Rewrite

By Jo Van Eyck on 12 March 2015

Does the term "rewrite" scare the bejeezus out of you? Good. It should. A rewrite is not something to be taken lightly and should be your very last resort. There are less painful routes you can take, but what if there really is no valid alternative to "The Big R"?

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