Most companies should not be discussing their ?API Strategy,? they should be talking about their API as a tactic in support of their broader business strategy and objectives.
Netflix Does Not Have an Unlimited Vacation Policy
Although Netflix's approach to vacation is frequently discussed as an unlimited vacation policy, Netflix does not have any such policy. Rather, Netflix has a culture of "Freedom and Responsibility" (F&R), which is discussed extensively in our publicly available culture slides. This post explains F&R and how that translates into how we handle a range of things, including vacation.
API Revolutions and the API Strategy Conference
Congratulations again to Kin Lane and everyone at 3Scale for a very successful and fulfilling API Strategy Conference. There were a lot of great presentations and panels as well a many very interesting hallway conversations. And I was exited to be able to speak at the event! Embedded below are the slides from my presentation, […]
APIs: A Strategy Guide
Creating Channels with Application Programming Interfaces
By Daniel Jacobson, Greg Brail, Dan Woods
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Released: December 2011
Description: Programmers used to be the only people excited about APIs, but now a growing number of companies see them as a hot new product channel. This concise guide describes the tremendous business potential of APIs, and demonstrates how you can use them to provide valuable services to clients, partners, or the public via the Internet. You’ll learn all the steps necessary for building a cohesive API business strategy from experts in the trenches.
Facebook and Twitter APIs continue to be extremely successful, and many other companies find that API demand greatly exceeds website traffic. This book offers executives, business development teams, and other key players a complete roadmap for creating a viable API product.