Experian: From credit bureau to technology company with APIs

Editor's note: Today we hear from Dang Nguyen, API Platform Product Owner at Experian, on how the company uses the Apigee API management platform to digitally transform from a traditional credit bureau to a true technology and software provider. Read on to learn how Experian uses APIs to help businesses make smarter decisions and individuals take financial control.

Mastering Full Lifecycle API Management with Analytics

Full lifecycle API management entails not only technology solutions but also the data-driven processes and mindsets that those solutions enable. For enterprises to succeed, it's essential to have visibility into every stage of the lifecycle-from the developer experiences to API performance to emerging business opportunities. Data plays a huge role in aligning business and IT leaders around the ways developer activity contributes to revenue-and much more.

5 Best Practices for Securing Microservices at Scale

As outlined in a previous article on security challenges for microservices, DevOps are getting more widely distributed, spread thin, and forced to plan for higher levels of interactivity as well as evolving national security “backdoor” measures. Microservices, born from a still-emerging DevOps laboratory environment, can be deployed anywhere: on-prem, in the public cloud, or a hybrid implementation.


Introducing Kuma: The Universal Service Mesh

We are excited to announce the release of a new open source project, Kuma – a modern, universal control plane for service mesh! Kuma is based on Envoy, a powerful proxy designed for cloud native applications. Envoy has become the de-facto industry sidecar proxy, with service mesh becoming an important implementation in the cloud native ecosystem as monitoring, security and reliability become increasingly important for microservice applications at scale.

Shrinking to Grow: What Small Can Do for Your Organization - Chad Fowler CTO & GM, Microsoft

During his talk, Chad outlined how almost everything we've seen in the evolution of software and systems points to one, fundamental truth: small things are more manageable than big things. Small iterations are better iterations. Small methods are better methods. Small teams are better teams. He discussed examples from sociology, psychology, and biology that explored how we can think small to build systems and organizations that can outlive us.

Microservices: Decomposing Applications for Testability and Deployability by Chris Richardson

In this presentation, Chris Richardson describes the essential characteristics of the microservice architecture. You will learn about the benefits and drawbacks of the microservice architecture and when it makes sense to use it. Chris also covers how the microservice architecture is not a silver bullet.

The New API - "Application People Interfaces"

In my experience as a digital consultant for Google Cloud’s Apigee team, I’ve found that when a technology gets classified as “middleware,” it’s often encumbered with a scarlet letter of sorts. Business leaders find it unexciting — so much so that they often resign it to the purview of technology professionals and don’t spare a second thinking about it.

Open banking ecosystems: How Tieto's API Platform gives European banks a competitive edge

Disruption within Financial Services is accelerating with new entrants, new ventures from incumbents, FinTechs and Open Banking. Offensively and defensively reacting to these forces is difficult whilst the organisation must deal with significant challenges such as technical debt, organisational mind-set, cost-control and ever changing regulation. Incumbents often struggle to react with pace. FS innovators leverage APIs at the core of their business and use them as a primary channel when collaborating with partners.