The year 2015 has been a defining year in the growth of the API economy. The recent API Strategy and Practice conference in Austin, Texas, demonstrated the widening group of business and civic players reorienting towards an API play, with ever-more stakeholders now offering services in the API ecosystem. And last week, the global APIdays …
Events are always a great way to help a community advance. We recently saw two such API Economy events: APIStrat Austin and APIDays Paris. Mark Boyd summarises some new developements, insights and conclusions.
A great summary by Desiree about Developer Marketing topics covered at APIStrat Austin, November 19/20, 2015:
TIP #1: Know Your Users TIP #2: Your Best Marketing Tool is Documentation TIP #3: Share Knowledge, Not Features TIP #4: Create Opportunities for Open Communication TIP #5: Build Compound Interest Tip #6: Position Yourself Correctly Within Your Organization
Manfred (@ManfredBo) presented the API Model Canvas at the APIStrat conference on November 20, 2015, in Austin. The API Model Canvas is intended to be used to create and run successful API strategies and programs in a sustainable way.
These are the slides of my talk at APIStrat Austin about the strategies for APIs and the API Model Canvas tool for creating and running API programs. The implementation is still work in progress and will be open-sourced in Q1/2016.