Nick Reed

APIs – Managing Challenges with a Portfolio Management Approach

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) have emerged in recent years as a key enabler of digital transformation and enterprise agility.

By defining and deploying APIs, senior IT leadership can increase the responsiveness and adaptability of IT systems – both legacy and modern – by linking applications and data faster and more effectively. This enables a de-coupling between Agile ways of working for systems of engagement – the “front end” applications used by end users, where user experience and responsiveness are vital – and the more highly governed working practices for “back end” systems of record that often still underpin core capabilities of the enterprise.

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