API Strategy & Practice Conference (APIStrat) offers a unique program of keynotes, panels and themed sessions to provide insights into the potential of APIs, best practices, and how to craft a successful API strategy. The inclusive, community-supported conference series focuses on what works for API creators and consumers alike by bringing industry leaders together in one forum.
Chris Haddad will present a session outlining the challenges of API-fying legacy data sources and aggregating open data, and also describe how mainstream business users can tap into powerful open data models. in his talk titled "Turning Spreadsheets into APIs" he will also describe how to transform the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics flat files and spreadsheets into connected APIs, and enable mainstream economic model collaboration.
Sumedha Rubasinghe will present a talk titled "Dealing with API Statistics - the scalable way". This session will help organisations to analyse who uses their APIs, while understanding how statistics help in capacity planning, deployment, maintain schedules and trend analyses as well as assist the decision-making process. This session will discuss scalable statistics collection for API ecosystems, key design considerations, real-time and offline analysis as well as WSO2’s approach for dealing with these challenges.
Chris and Sumedha will co-host a workshop titled "Six Tactics For Building Successful APIs" where participants will learn how to make tactical design decisions that expand internal and external API community, reliably connect back-end Cloud services, rapidly publish data as APIs, secure API interactions, and synchronize lifecycle activities. The session will include the building of a few live APIs in the Cloud.
VP Platform Evangelism, WSO2
Director of API Architecture, WSO2