Applying microservices and devops to software documentation

Applying microservices and devops to software documentation

Documentation is an integral part of software, and techniques that make software development more agile and efficient are also applying to documentation

10/31/16

From chatbots to Einstein, artificial intelligence as a service

From chatbots to Einstein, artificial intelligence as a service

From Salesforce Einstein to chatbots, artificial intelligence is going through always broader adoption and becoming part of the “as a service” landscape

09/27/16

Cloud denial sliding into oblivion

Cloud denial sliding into oblivion

No organization today can pretend that they are 100% cloud-free. As software investments shift toward the cloud, it has become time to embrace the cloud rather than fight it.

08/01/16

How APIs enable e-government

How APIs enable e-government

Paying parking tickets on the web is convenient, but API-fication is the real trigger of an e-government platform

06/28/16

From infrastructure-as-a-service to workforce-as-a-service

From infrastructure-as-a-service to workforce-as-a-service

From an alternative to racks of servers deployed in data centers, cloud computing is becoming the enabler for a scalable and flexible workforce: an on-demand workforce.

05/31/16

Platformization is the scaffold that helps startups build their business faster

Platformization is the scaffold that helps startups build their business faster

Instead of trying to reinvent the wheel, focus on your core competency

04/29/16

Integration Platform as a Service, the new kid on the integration block

Integration Platform as a Service, the new kid on the integration block

iPaaS is still a fast-moving market segment. What does it do and who are the players?

03/31/16

3 reasons for thoroughly testing your APIs

3 reasons for thoroughly testing your APIs

APIs have become the new middleware, and your business is increasingly relying on them. Yet, the delivery of APIs is rarely industrialized the way modern software delivery is

02/08/16

In 2016, the Internet of things will be the main driver of API infrastructure growth

In 2016, the Internet of things will be the main driver of API infrastructure growth

APIs enable connected objects to call home, send data, and gather instructions

12/17/15

In 2016, the need for an API meta-language will crystallize

In 2016, the need for an API meta-language will crystallize

After the foundation of the Open API Initiative, API definition languages will finally converge

12/14/15

In 2016, APIs will march toward ubiquity

In 2016, APIs will march toward ubiquity

Kicking off a series of predictions for 2016 focused on APIs, we look at how the move to APIs will continue to be driven by the rapid proliferation of devices. It will also, moving forward, be the only way to remain agile, to adapt to...

12/09/15

An API-powered shopping season

An API-powered shopping season

From dynamic pricing to unified shopper's experience, APIs are impacting the entire shopping experience

11/30/15

Having fun with HTTP status codes

Having fun with HTTP status codes

HTTP status codes go way beyond the 404 and 500 errors we have all encountered. Let's look at what they mean for a non-developer -- and figure out some of the geek humor that’s hidden in their midst

11/19/15

Securing big data, a cross-technology challenge

Securing big data, a cross-technology challenge

With all this valuable data in a single place, there are many reason why hackers are going after the data lake. Securing big data is a real challenge, but one that needs to be addressed properly

11/10/15

IBM acquires the Weather Channel: when technology vendors become data vendors

IBM acquires the Weather Channel: when technology vendors become data vendors

It’s unusual for technology companies to buy data providers, but IBM just made the move. With the Weather Channel, not only does it get access to a highly powerful data platform, but also on data that is critical for most of their...

11/04/15

Build analytics into business applications

Build analytics into business applications

How can vendors of business applications get analytics features to their users? From data extraction to APIs to deep integration, controlling the data delivery chain is critical. Zendesk’s acquisition of BIME Analytics is a perfect...

10/15/15

Is it really that difficult to collect big data?

Is it really that difficult to collect big data?

Analysts say big data projects fail to deliver on the expectations, because big data remains fraught with difficulties. Where are the difficulties remaining?

10/07/15

An API is not the product, but it makes the product better

An API is not the product, but it makes the product better

To borrow the punch line from a famous ad campaign, an API is not a product. But it can be found in many of the products you use, making them better

09/30/15

4 ways APIs will help grow a data-driven business

4 ways APIs will help grow a data-driven business

REST APIs can have a deeper impact and use than simply powering the interactions between your back end and front end. There are several ways they can impact your business.

09/25/15

Why you should care about security and reliability of data on the Internet of things

Why you should care about security and reliability of data on the Internet of things

Hortonworks just added to their portfolio an open source project, originating from the NSA, that provides and secures access to data from the Internet of things. This addition puts in an interesting perspective some challenges linked...

09/16/15

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