The API Economy: Playing the Devil's Advocate

Posted September 25, 2013 in

A lot of hype surrounds the API economy. Different observers have promised a variety of potential benefits, but which of these promises are true and which should be taken with a grain of salt?

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Israel Gat
Dr. Israel Gat is an expert in Agile and Lean methods, devops, software governance, technical debt and technical due diligence. He served as Cutter Fellow and the Director of the Agile Product Management & Software Engineering Excellence practice from 2008 until 2015, and now splits his time between consulting and writing. Dr. Gat has received many accolades from clients, such as “His approach is the only one I’ve found that actually works… Read More
Tadas Remencius
Tadas Remencius is a Researcher at the Free University of Bolzano-Bozen. His research interests include Web APIs, empirical software engineering, software and team metrics, teamwork in software development, data visualization and interpretation, and experience management. Mr. Remencius holds a master's degree in computer science from Vilnius University (Lithuania). He can be reached at
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Giancarlo Succi
Giancarlo Succi is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence practice. He has consulted with private and public organizations worldwide in the areas of Agile methods, software quality (measurements), software system architecting, design, development, IT strategy, and training for software personnel. Dr. Succi is a tenure Professor at the Free University of Bolzano-Bozen (Italy), where he… Read More
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