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API Hour: The oft-untapped business potential of APIs

Graham Odds
October 12, 2020

During Digital Leaders Week in October, 3pm–4pm will be 'API Hour'! On Monday, Graham will provide a non-technical introduction to APIs and their typical current state in large, longstanding organisations. He’ll also illustrate what good looks so that you are better able to cut through much of the technical obfuscation. Finally, he will explore the variety of potential benefits that APIs done ‘properly’ can bring to your organisation, bringing this to life with real-world success stories.

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Graham Odds

API Hour: Open APIs – compliance or opportunity?

Nick Betts
October 13, 2020

During Digital Leaders Week in October, 3pm–4pm will be 'API Hour'! On Tuesday, Nick Betts will talk about the real use cases for Open APIs, and how organisations are starting to move from a compliance mindset to seeing the opportunities that opening up data can deliver – from compliance-driven APIs within the banking sector, to future opportunities that OpenFinance may offer to consumers, to the adoption of Open APIs in other industry sectors.

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API Hour: A fresh look at taking control of legacy

Richard Edwin
October 14, 2020

During Digital Leaders Week in October, 3pm–4pm will be 'API Hour'! On Wednesday, we look at legacy. While APIs have become a trusted approach to tackling the legacy problem, all too often the true value and benefit of APIs becomes lost as other factors are prioritised. Richard Edwin will consider in this session how legacy dictates our view of APIs and explore how, with a fresh perspective, we can maintain focus on recognising the full value of APIs in achieving control of legacy.

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API Hour: Developing an API strategy

James Heward
October 15, 2020

During Digital Leaders Week in October, 3pm–4pm will be 'API Hour'! On Thursday, the focus is strategy. An API Strategy is vital for focusing resources, aligning stakeholders and ensuring that APIs deliver a good return on investment. James Heward will provide his perspective on the major elements of an API strategy and discuss some of the areas to consider when designing one.

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API Hour: Building modern Web APIs

Mark Jose
October 16, 2020

During Digital Leaders Week in October, 3pm–4pm will be 'API Hour'! On Friday, Mark will explore a little of the history of the term API and cover what he considers to be the three most current use cases. He’ll talk about REST and GraphQL, with a look at the evolving standards in the ‘API over the internet’ space. He’ll also look at how the popularity of Event Sourcing has led to a rise in the number of Asynchronous APIs and how standards are emerging in this area too.

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