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John Deere Is Using APIs to Grow the World's Food Supply When something as simple as an API can integrate massive amounts of data into, and through, a wide variety of applications, any company can be a digital enterprise. There is a perception that some industries are using technology to innovate, while others languish in antiquated ways of running their business. But in our massively connected age, it's rare to find examples where technology isn't making an impact on helping organizations grow and become more efficient. John Deere is one of the world's largest and most successful manufacturers of agricultural machinery, and it's not a stretch to say that they are responsible for much of the food on your table. They're enabling an entire ecosystem of innovation for everyone involved with agriculture through the APIs they offer in their developer program. At first ... (more)

We Are Akana By @AkanaInc | @CloudExpo [#API #Cloud #Microservices]

One of the best things about working here is the collaborative nature of our team. We throw around ideas, critique each other's suggestions, and ultimately arrive at some pretty smart decisions through a combination of talking, illustrating, venting, analysis, logic, and insane amount of passion and conviction. And yes, there's a lot of caffeine fueling all of that. This style of working - thoughtful, insightful, respectful - has given us the freedom and courage to make important changes to our products and in the technology we believe in. By the same token, we have wonderful cust... (more)

Internet of Things, Data and APIs By @SOASoftwareInc | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

John Deere Is Using APIs to Grow World’s Food Supply When something as simple as an API can integrate massive amounts of data into, and through, a wide variety of applications, any company can be a digital enterprise. There is a perception that some industries are using technology to innovate, while others languish in antiquated ways of running their business. But in our massively connected age, it's rare to find examples where technology isn't making an impact on helping organizations grow and become more efficient. John Deere is one of the world's largest and most successful ma... (more)

SOA and the Cloud: Why Your Cloud Applications Need SOA

Some consider cloud computing to be a cure-all for virtually any type of IT infrastructure. And while the cloud certainly delivers on many of its promises, it will never truly provide all that it's capable of unless it's optimized for integration with other applications and evolution for new requirements. What is the best way to provide this? Use a services-oriented architecture (SOA) as the fabric upon which to build your cloud-based applications. In this article, we'll outline the reasons why an SOA is so important for the cloud, some principles to consider when creating your c... (more)

Internet of Things Will Become The API of Things

When we made our 2013 predictions for the realm of APIs, our premise was that API adoption and use was still a relatively nascent area, but one about to explode once smart people figured out its potential. We were certainly spot-on in that regard, but few believed us when we suggested that the API Economy was about to get as vibrant as it did. It may be safe to say that 2013 was the year that APIs really caught the business world's attention. In these past 12 months, we've seen major acquisitions of API enablement companies, new industry conferences dedicated to the business of A... (more)