Node.js bright spots from Node Interactive

After seemingly endless rain in Portland, the sun finally popped out during the second day at Node Interactive. But really, it’s always been bright at this node.js conference. The second day, just like the one before it, was packed with great panels and lightning talks, in addition to the standard sessions. Here were some bright ...read more

We’ll stand by you (in the API economy)

Undertaking something new is never easy. Adjusting to the API economy can be a challenge without a partner by your side. It can be difficult to figure out where you are and where you want to go. Do you ask yourself how you fit into the API economy? Are you ahead of your competition and ...read more

Are microservices the application architect’s new best friend?

Developers are constantly asked to create new apps quickly that will redefine how customers interact with their mobile phones, devices and web applications in unexpected and unique ways. Apps today need to be faster, better and more scalable. The cloud has become a digital builder’s playground, facilitating rapid experimentation and prototyping, which they can do ...read more

Cognitive inspires new digital experiences through the API economy

Dormant data is piling up. Internet of Things devices are producing data at a remarkable rate, and a growing number of APIs are making it possible for us to access, integrate and analyze it. It’s estimated that by 2020, 1.7 megabytes of new information will be created every second for every human being on the ...read more

APIs fuel digital innovation and growth

If you wake up in the morning and share an interesting news story on Twitter, you’re likely using an API. If you do any online shopping this upcoming holiday season, you’ll use multiple APIs. If you’re on a business trip and need to set the temperature on your home thermostat from 2,000 miles away, you’re ...read more

Three reasons to be thankful for APIs and the businesses using them

It’s that time of year when we all stop and take stock of what we are thankful for. I, of course, am thankful for a lot: friends, family, being marginally competitive in fantasy football… But it’s also a time to think about what’s changed on a day-to-day basis. For me and many consumers out there, ...read more

Enabling the API economy in banking

Digital transformation

Digital transformation is revolutionizing consumer and corporate banking—alongside many other industries. As banks embrace the growing importance of digital channels and interactions with their clients, they often talk about the need to have multi-modal or two-speed IT. For example, core banking systems need to provide enterprise-strength, high-volume, transactional integrity without fail. Customer interactions, on the ...read more

Multiple gears of IT: Are they a requirement or a luxury?

Digital transformation

As an IBMer in Silicon Valley, I live an interesting life. From family dinners to drinks with friends, debates about the changing speed of IT have been common in the last few months. The opinions vary from “If IT does not move at the speed of thought, the company will die” to “This is just ...read more

Speeding digital transformation powered by cloud integration services

Digital transformation

It’s no secret that we are fully immersed in information, tons of it. To be specific, 2.5 quintillion bytes of new data is created every day—not that we’re counting. Most organizations already recognize that their long-term viability will, in large part, be based on keeping up with this deluge. The ability to identify, share and ...read more