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Keep API Strategy On Track With An API Taxonomy

Taxonomy And Portfolio Management Are Critical Foundations For API Success

May 16, 2017

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Application programming interfaces (APIs) underpin digital transformation by enabling Agile solutions and new business strategies. As application development and delivery (AD&D) pros create many APIs, they must: 1) organize and classify of them and 2) ensure good design of many different types of APIs. An API taxonomy addresses these concerns and more as part of one's API governance and management disciplines. This report provides AD&D pros with principles and structures for establishing and refining an API taxonomy.

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Table of Contents

  • API Taxonomy Is One Of Three Often-Missed Aspects Of API Strategy
  • Start With Key Principles And Practices To Structure An API Taxonomy
  • Start With High-Level Samples To Define Your API Taxonomy
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  • Agile-Plus-Architecture Aligns API Implementation With API Taxonomy
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