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Monetizing on APIs with better API management and monitoring



An ontology for API governance

An ontology for API governance



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Monetizing on APIs with better API management and monitoring Monetizing on APIs with better API management and monitoring Presentation Transcript

  • Monetizing on APIs withbetter API Management andmonitoringAn ontology for API governance Nuwan Bandara 2010/017
  • Introduction to the domain• What are APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) • APIs are the integration between businesses and between businesses and their customers• Why APIs, business critical • Communication and being informed are treated as the most valuable attributes in todays business• What is the real requirement • Business unit ‘A’ needed to know what business unit ‘B’ is doing with business partner ‘X’
  • Problem Overview• Covering the costs of an integrated platform• Problems in creating ROI by exposing services and information• How all these being governed
  • Motivation• Service provisioning is a timely topic• Global financial meltdown, scraped IT expenses• Governance in terms of service provisioning is over looked• Small businesses are crushed without proper standards for API management and monetization• Opportunities to generate revenue via IT are being neglected
  • Aim• Create a management and a governance framework for services, which are exposed by organizations and provide a solid foundation to create ROI from their IT investments
  • Objectives• Will realize the Aim using • A literature review on the subject area • A series of qualitative and quantitative analyses • to gather context details about the problem domain, about service consumer, developer & integrator • A Gap analysis • of what’s being implemented and used versus what’s required by the business. • Solution as a POC • Solution evaluation
  • Understanding of the area• Banks Should be Banking on APIs and Apps • Gartner, 2012• REST APIs gain added importance in application integration design • Gartner, 2012• Towards Open Telco - Business Models of API Management Providers • 11 Proceedings of the 2011 44th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2011• “Instapaper” and the Concept of Monetizing Your API • ProgrammableWeb, 2012• Monetization Strategize for Mobile Operators • CISCO, 2010
  • Methodology• Evaluate literature, to identify proposals for a possible solution• Fact gathering from the large organizations and smaller organizations on their services strategy• Analyze current implementations• Analyze current governance practices• Propose a technical solution to standardize the API provisioning and governance
  • Critical evaluation of the solution• Compare with current industry implementations• Compare with current literature• Get feedback from industry experts• Get feedback from API providers, subscribers and app developers
  • Questions ?