It’s time we tapped APIs for business analytics

With so much information flowing through APIs, the API management system offers a central hub for business insight

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In turn, API management instrumentation provides an opportunity to build turnkey API-driven analytics solutions that will minimize or even eliminate the need to coordinate multiple teams by making it possible to collect data through one logical layer and provide turnkey analytics scenarios for the organization. As a result, an analytics system that is integrated and built to work closely with API management tools can drastically reduce the cost of applying analytics and make it useful from the day one.

Srinath Perera is vice president of research at WSO2. He is a scientist, software architect, author, and speaker. He is a key architect behind Apache Axis2 and WSO2 Stream Processor.

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