Many organizations have more than one application running to support their business processes. This is often driven by the fact that multiple divisions within the same organization have their own requirement to run their day-to-day operations. The IT landscape can quickly become a monstrous beast that is difficult to manage and tame. The different systems generate a lot of data that is stored in a variety of different locations with a common problem that the business doesn’t know where and how to access the data. Digital enablement to modernize your IT landscape becomes slow and painful. The key to drive digital transformation is to have the ability to quickly access the data with minimum effort.
This is where an API-led architecture is key to access, manage and secure the data from one single entry-point with the use of APIs. There are several good API platforms on the market that can support an API led architecture. However, make sure when you select a product that it can support:
These are a selection of the key features to think about. The Oracle API Platform CS, released last June, is mature enough to support an API-led architecture. Read the complete article here.
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