Trends Report

The Digital Leader’s API Primer

What Architects Want Digital Leaders To Understand

January 31st, 2023
With contributors:
Chris Gardner , Caroline Bonde , Ian McPherson


Digital leaders are saddled with legacy tech that’s hard to update. IT struggles to keep up with the rapid pace of change for digital experiences, limiting agility and growth. APIs reframe business strategy by creating digital expressions of business capabilities that digital leaders can compose in new ways. This report lays out key understandings about APIs for digital strategy leaders responsible for the success of the systems that their aligned IT teams implement and maintain.

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