Today's organizations don't ask whether to engage in API programs, but how to do so. This whitepaper answers the question by drawing on best practices from leading practitioners in seven areas key to the success of effective API programs.
Software and APIs are radically changing the way organizations do business. By exposing data, business processes, and services or resources through APIs, organizations are creating compelling new business platforms.
Crunchbase: From startup crowd source to ultimate industry data source
When Crunchbase head of product Kurt Freytag took on the existing Crunchbase API project, he considered their API to be a strategic business asset. His goal was to find an API management solution that would both reduce cost and provide a flexible foundation for growth. Ease of implementation and management were primary concerns, as was cost.