Alfabet Portfolio Playbooks: Managing APIs for Effective Digitalization
APIs are core to building and developing the ecosystems needed to support broad digital initiatives such as the Open Bank Initiative for improving customer experience in the financial services market. Indeed, many organizations are now generating significant portions of their revenues from APIs. Openness, federation and ease of connection of APIs are basic principles for business success in the API economy. Yet adhering to those principles can be difficult considering the sheer number of APIs involved. In this portfolio playbook, we take a look at how EA and IT portfolio management can be used to define, plan, manage and clearly communicate APIs as part of your services portfolio to better manage the complexity of integrated applications inherent with digitalization. For more information visit http://alfabet.softwareag.com/.