WSO2 Guest Webinar: Emerging Trends in the API Economy and API Management - Thursday, November 06, 2014

  • By Mohamed Usama Mansoor
  • 6 Nov, 2014
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Modern enterprises are steadily moving from being software enabled to being API enabled. They form an interesting ecosystem of APIs that create opportunities for new business ventures. Broadening access to APIs has created an economy that’s exploding with new business development. Mastering the art of identifying symbiotic relationships between API management and API economy is key for API economy growth.

In this webinar, Randy Heffner and Nuwan Dias will discuss facts on the lines of transforming API ecosystems into profitable business ventures; they will share their experiences with industry examples and success stories. Join this webinar to learn more about

  • The transition from SOA to APIs
  • APIs as business opportunities
  • The API Economy
  • The API platform

Guest Speaker

Randy Heffner Vice President, Principal Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals, Forrester Research, Inc Randy serves Application Development & Delivery Professionals. He leads clients to infuse technology deeply into their business strategies (and vice versa). Application architecture and integration strategy are major focal points of his research, including how application programming interfaces (APIs) and other types of service-oriented architectures foster innovation and sustainable business flexibility. Randy's vision for integration strategy, digital business design, establishes business-first design principles for leveraging multiple integration technologies and guiding the evolution of an agile business platform. A leading expert on designing business applications and software architectures that are secure and resilient in the face of continuous business and technology change, Randy has for the past 30-plus years, and across multiple industry sectors, led solution architects in using technology to delight customers and to continuously improve business outcomes.
Nuwan Dias Associate Technical Lead, WSO2 Nuwan joined WSO2 in October 2011. He is an associate technical lead in the solutions technologies team where he mainly focuses on the WSO2 API Manager and WSO2 ESB. Nuwan has also participated in numerous WSO2 QuickStart development consulting engagements. Nuwan is an active contributor of the Apache Synapse and Apache Axis2 projects. Additionally he has also been a speaker at the International Research Conference of Management and Finance. He has also successfully published a research paper on “M-CARD - A Mobile Framework for Cashless Financial Transactions” as a part of his final year research project.