Application Integration

Why APIs and API Management are important?

APIs important

Lately, we have been talking a lot about APIs and API Management on this blog. The question remains, why is API Management and APIs matter? This article is intended for business executives so they better understand why APIs are necessary for the business. And to a larger extent, why API Management importance matters.

For starters, let’s set up the context first to better understand what follows. Furthermore, the digital market has strong driving forces that work in tandem:

Every company has no other choice but to engage a race to digital transformation by implementing a specific digital strategy.


Why are APIs so important to digital business?

  • They simplify how two different programs communicate with one another.
  • APIs enable companies to grow their business more quickly than ever before.
  • APIs are driving a new wave of innovation which is based on shared services leveraging DevOps.
  • They enable faster innovation by reducing barriers to change.
  • They enable business ecosystems where more people can contribute to an organization’s success.
  • APIs can be used to accomplish any business goal from increasing efficiency in business transformation.

 API Management importance

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