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Why you need APIs to succeed in the digital economy

Why digital transformation

Put the customer first, make software a core competency, and get the most out of your data 

APIs and digital innovation

Use APIs as connectors in the digital supply chain — from enabling users to surf the web to powering mobile apps

API program success

Learn what an API program is, why it’s key to digital transformation, and how to build an API program

Adopt a proven API strategy blueprint

Establish a strategy

Start developing a comprehensive and executive-backed digital strategy that outlines the long-term goals of your API ecosystem and how they map to your organization's objectives

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Align organization and culture

Meet with stakeholders across the business — from executives and IT leaders to customer-facing personnel and developers — to align on strategy 

Evaluate and build tech

Engage your ecosystem with the right technology by using by APIs that your ecosystem can easily discover and consume to develop new innovations 

Engage the ecosystem

Build and nurture a community of evangelists with marketing, hackathons, and other online and offline activities

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Learn how leading companies are leveraging APIs for innovation

Tune into the APIs Unplugged podcast to hear from leading technology experts on the latest API trends, product thinking, and more.

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Join MuleSoft’s API Program Workshops

Get started on your organization's API-enabled digital transformation with day-long, in-depth API Program Workshops — from defining a successful API strategy to adopting API-led software system design principles to cultivating an API ecosystem. 

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Use Anypoint Platform™ — a 3-time Magic Quadrant leader — to quickly design, test, and publish API products. Drive API product adoption by creating and nurturing a community of developers and partners.

Latest API program insights 

API business modeling through value exchange

Learn why an organization's path to successful innovation is linked to its value network

The 4 P’s of API governance

Discover the categories of API governance, including program, product, portfolio, and platform

API consumer experiences start with the user

See why personas and user type artifacts are key to designing API consumer experiences

Improve API governance with distributed decision-making

Understand why governance is about decisions and the pros and cons of centralized and distributed decisions

The innovator’s dilemma

Learn how the "cure" exercise can help your organization defy the barriers to innovation

API providers and consumers

Discover how to respond to the rate of change and maturity for API provider and consumer lifecycles

The application network

See how API-led connectivity helps create an application network that serves as a platform for digital transformation

The API product lifecycle

Get to know the five stages of an API product lifecycle — from development to maintenance

Keys to API strategy success

Learn about the ingredients of a successful API strategy: a digital supply chain and a thriving ecosystem

APIs core to digital business

Hear from Lisa Oshima, digital strategy expert, on the role of APIs in the digital economy

Sustainable API migration

Discover how to apply the STAR method — stabilize, transform, add, and repeat — to ensure a sustainable API migration

DevOps, APIs, and design

Get the most effective DevOps and agile techniques that you can use to build a successful API program

API developer ecosystem

Hear tips and tricks from Caroline Lewko, CEO and Founder of WIP, a company that helps organizations launch successful developer programs

The four “M’s” of APIs

Learn the secret to building an effective API program with the four "M's" — make, manage, monetize, and market

API products, not projects

See why it is better to think of APIs as long-living products, rather than budget-bounded projects

System-thinking API lessons

Check out four key API lessons — from the benefit of feedback loops to the importance of viewing API-based systems as networks

Keys to API management

Hear from the authors of Continuous API Management what the key areas organizations must consider are when leveraging APIs

APIs and microservices

See different approaches to classifying API interaction types in a microservices architecture, including queries, commands, and events

Creating API ecosystem value

Collaborate on API-enabled business opportunities using different patterns and approaches

Address the CX gap

aClose the customer experience gap — from building a single customer view to partnering with IT — with five insights from an HBR report

Ownership of Experience APIs

Segment governance for APIs that inform and interact with the presentation layer and are tied to a business context

DevOps and API strategies

Dive deeper into how businesses are using DevOps and APIs to improve efficiency and drive innovation

IT in the new digital age

Understand the changing role of IT in the digital age and how to achieve better business and IT alignment

Ownership of Process APIs

Assign ownership for APIs that combine data and orchestrate multiple system APIs 

Enterprise API ownership

Develop an API ownership model that fits your organization's goals and satisfies the needs of IT and the business

Microservices and agility

Increase business agility by understanding how to implement a successful microservices architecture 

Ownership of System APIs

Learn what System APIs are and how to assign the right business and technical owners to mission-critical APIs

Types of API coordination

Discover the different types of API coordination, including aggregation, orchestration, and choreography