In today’s modern enterprise, innovation is an important concept, “one person’s perspective of innovation may be different to another person’s, as it’s relevant to where we are.”
Technology changes on a daily basis
It’s true that what exists in the market now is a very different group of thought processes. As stated, “there’s always one person who is riding the edge of technology.” For this specific category of people, they most likely started working with microservices. From this point, they are looking to maximize what microservices can do in conjunction with APIs.
As you look at the overall market for APIs at this time and how API adoption occurs over a longer period of time, there tends to be a slower movement of people who are now getting on the API bandwagon. Many factors play a role in a company moving towards APIs.
For example, a company’s competitors have become more agile and are now utilizing APIs. Further, “companies see the disruptive threats coming in their industry perhaps, so they know they need to get APIs, but they are not quite sure how to get there.” Certainly, in most cases, what they end up pursuing is APIs or microservices working together with others. This enables a company to move forward with better innovation and have a step ahead in the right direction. Read all about how APIs and microservices are working for digital transformation.
At the end of the day, innovation is all about addressing one’s business needs. These factors can be due to improving Customer Experience or just out of plain competitiveness. With Customer Experience, it tends to be the one disruptor that acts as a catalyst, this spurs a company on with the need to innovate. Not to mention overall efficiency and the ability to change. This helps companies to adapt to business climates that are all necessary components to bring about today’s modern enterprise.
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