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    Report How To Set The Right Strategy For SaaS Integration

    Digital Business Design Takes Precedence Over Technical Approaches
    April 21, 2017 | Randy Heffner

    Vendors market cloud integration products — most notably integration platform as a service (iPaaS) — as if they take care of all an enterprise's software-as-a-service (SaaS) integration needs. Yet...

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    Report A Developer's Guide To Forrester's Strategies For API Success

    A Guided Tour Of Forrester's Research On APIs And SOA
    February 28, 2017 | Randy Heffner

    APIs are critical for digital transformation because they are central to software as the backbone of modern business. Many application development and delivery (AD&D) pros mistakenly think of APIs...

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    Report APIs Foster Innovation At The Largest Global Firms

    Developers Help Connect Digital Ecosystems With Open Web APIs
    January 4, 2017 | Randy Heffner

    In the age of software-powered digital disruption, APIs are important for fostering innovation, and organizations need developers who use them to knit together business ecosystems. AD&D pros at...

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    Report Design Your Contact Center From The Outside In

    Strategic Plan: The Contact Centers For Customer Service Playbook
    November 17, 2016 | Art Schoeller, Randy Heffner

    As enterprises strive to offer better customer experiences, they must incorporate organizational and operational change into contact center architectural design. Companies must establish customer...

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q4 2016

    The 14 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    November 14, 2016 | Randy Heffner

    In our 27-criteria evaluation of API management solution providers, we looked for solutions that can stand on their own, independent of the vendor's other offerings. We identified the 14 most...

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    Report The API Management Buyer's Guide, Q4 2016

    Create A Shortlist Using The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q4 2016
    November 14, 2016 | Randy Heffner

    In November 2016, we published our 27-criteria Forrester Wave evaluation of 14 vendors of API management solutions. The findings in that report show how well each vendor fulfilled the breadth and...

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    Report Vendor Landscape: API Gateways

    API Gateways Retain Relevance Even As Some Are Embedded In API Management
    October 3, 2016 | Randy Heffner

    As digital businesses mature, an increasing volume of data and transactions flows across enterprise boundaries. API gateways provide important infrastructure for protecting transaction and data...

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    Report Vendor Landscape: API Management Solutions

    API Management Solutions Are A Linchpin Of Digital Business Transformation
    October 3, 2016 | Randy Heffner

    Both inside and outside the enterprise, APIs are critical for digital business. Firms like Saxo Bank and R Cable y Telecomunicaciones Galicia achieve new revenue and improved customer satisfaction...

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    Report Brief: Apigee Will Strengthen Google's Global Cloud Platform But Pose A Strategic Challenge

    Will Google Treat Apigee As A Technical Platform Or A Business Solution?
    September 20, 2016 | Randy Heffner

    As API adoption continues to grow across the industry, Google announced its intention to acquire Apigee, a prominent API management solution vendor, for $625 million. Google is paying a...

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    Report Defining A Platform For API Success

    Overcoming Confusion About API Technologies
    July 12, 2016 | Randy Heffner

    Successful delivery of APIs requires application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals to have the right strategy and the right infrastructure. API gateways and API management solutions are...

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    Report Vendor Landscape: Integration Strategy And Delivery Service Providers

    Rise Above Silos Of Application, Data, And Process Integration
    June 23, 2016 | Randy Heffner

    Since the 1990s, the integration landscape has continually expanded, with new styles, patterns, products, and deployment models. Today, digital transformation agendas intensify integration's...

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    Report Brief: Don't Talk To Me About APIs!

    Different Language May Help Executives Understand APIs
    May 12, 2016 | Randy Heffner

    There's a potential pothole in the road to an API-rich business strategy: The term "application programming interfaces (APIs)" is one only a techie can love. The term may obscure the critical role...

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    Report How To Sell API Strategy To Executives

    A Toolkit For Persuasive, Tailor-Made API Conversations
    April 28, 2016 | Randy Heffner

    Just because APIs are important for mobile apps, business agility, and open, dynamic ecosystems doesn't mean they are easy to sell to executives. A big part of the difficulty is that, in many...

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    Report Vendor Landscape: API Strategy And Delivery Service Providers

    All Buyers Should Look At API Business Strategy Capabilities
    April 19, 2016 | Randy Heffner

    Far beyond their usefulness for mobile apps and internal integration, APIs open new angles into business strategy. Even CEOs and chief strategy officers need to pay attention. The strategic...

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    Report Brief: Developers Get More Architecture Oversight — And They Like It

    Be A Change Agent For Agile-Plus-Architecture
    March 18, 2016 | Randy Heffner

    Achieving faster solution delivery over the long haul, instead of just on isolated projects, requires application development and delivery (AD&D) teams to invest in both architecture and in DevOps-...

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    Report Forrester Research API Management Solutions Forecast, 2015 To 2020 (US)

    ForecastView Document
    February 10, 2016 | Michael Yamnitsky, Randy Heffner

    Today's customer-centric, software-powered businesses thrive on connectivity, and connectivity thrives on application programming interfaces (APIs). Mobile apps for customer engagement need APIs to...

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    Report APIs Underpin A Digital Business Platform

    Prepare For Digital Transformation's Constant, Unpredictable Change
    January 28, 2016 | Randy Heffner

    While it's true that transforming to realize the benefits of digital business requires specific initiatives such as mobile apps, the Internet of Things, and predictive analytics, it's a mistake to...

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    Report Use DevOps Practices To Create A Lean And Responsive Application Delivery Organization

    Organization: The Modern Application Delivery Playbook
    January 20, 2016 | Kurt Bittner, Amy DeMartine

    Agile practices are helping organizations deliver high-quality digital experiences that delight customers, rapidly and at lower cost. Application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders have...

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    Report APIs Turn Disruptions Into Business Opportunities

    Any Industry Can Learn From The Impact Of PSD2 On European Banks
    January 5, 2016 | Randy Heffner

    As industry disruptions go, new government regulations come with long lead times, but executives still can choose shortsighted responses focused solely on regulatory demands. A better response is...

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    Report Options For Integrating SaaS Applications

    What You Need To Know About SaaS Apps' Integration Mechanisms
    December 11, 2015 | Randy Heffner, Liz Herbert

    Software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications have grown fastest in narrowly scoped point solutions, creating risk that user experience, business processes, and data insight will fracture across SaaS...

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    Report Brief: Address Today's SaaS Integration Challenges To Increase Business Value

    Fixing The Dark Side Of SaaS Adoption
    December 11, 2015 | Liz Herbert, Randy Heffner

    Software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based business applications promise fast time-to-deploy and an Agile, iterative approach to improving business results. But try-and-buy, under-the-radar...

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    Report Application Modernization, Service By Microservice

    Incremental Application Modernization Succeeds Where Wholesale Rearchitecting And Replatforming Failed
    November 20, 2015 | Kurt Bittner, Randy Heffner

    Application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders face a frustrating balancing act: deliver new applications ever faster while keeping the older ones technologically relevant. Rewriting older...

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    Report Predictions 2016: Modern Development Goes Mainstream

    Leading-Edge Practices Spread From The Best To The Rest Of Application Development And Delivery Shops
    November 19, 2015 | Jeffrey S. Hammond, Kurt Bittner

    The world of software development and delivery is changing fast, but the most significant changes — like continuous delivery, DevOps, composable apps, microservices, and API management — have...

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    Report Don't Just Maintain Business Applications — Raise Business Responsiveness

    October 23, 2015 | Paul D. Hamerman, Randy Heffner

    Application development and delivery (AD&D) pros need a continuous improvement strategy to update, enhance, and maintain business applications, from enhancement projects to periodic upgrades of...

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    Report The API Management Solutions Market Heats Up

    New Players Enter And Established Suppliers Advance A Fast-Evolving Market
    September 22, 2015 | Randy Heffner

    APIs have strategic value for business, and API management solutions are a crucial part of any organization's API approach. The market is moving quickly; six important new vendors have entered the...

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