APIs are exploding in the digital marketplace with almost 15,000 public APIs now available. Business executives are realizing the value of APIs in:
- Driving business innovation
- Building mobile apps and customer engagement
- Creating seamless operational efficiency
- Enabling business agility
- Serving hybrid integration internally and externally
- Optimizing existing infrastructure
As businesses grow their adoption of both public and private APIs, the industry surrounding API implementation, strategy, and delivery is also rapidly expanding. There are thousands of vendors out there to speed the adoption and ROI of your API program. How do you know which one is right for you?
As part of their thought leadership and insights guiding business executives, Forrester evaluates the service providers across technology areas in their Vendor Landscape reports. This week, Forrester released a report evaluating API strategy and delivery service providers across seven skill domains (business strategy, product management, design and implementation, technology strategy, security, governance, metrics) and four major service categories (business strategy, implementation, technology strategy, governance). Perficient was included among the vendors evaluated for our focus on enabling APIs both internally and externally to developers and partner organizations. Our proven ability to establish a client’s API platform, portal, design standards, and development approach set us apart as a go-to vendor for API delivery.
If you’re thinking about how APIs fit into your organization, here are some important considerations before undertaking an API program. Is your organization ready to adopt the driver of the digital economy?