The API Economy

On July 6, 2016, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

I have been on the circuit a little this year talking about the API Economy (again). The pitch is aimed pretty high, with me attemptingĀ to describe the disruptive revolution that is happening across all business verticals right now. This month I had a byline article published in Cloud Computing World…

Making Telecoms the Essential Spice of Every Business Ecosystem: The Slow, Painful Rise of APIs in Telecoms

On March 30, 2012, Posted by , In News, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Another good Telco API presentation from Alan Quayle. Worth a quick read. Making Telecoms the Essential Spice of Every Business Ecosystem: The Slow, Painful Rise of APIs in Telecoms View more presentations from Alan Quayle

@Twitter Integrates with @BlueVia APIs – my brief thoughts #yam

On September 22, 2011, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

So yesterday felt like a coming of age moment.   As some of you will know, my day job is running marketing for BlueVia, the developer program from Telefonica. Its a job filled with immense highs and some lows. Convincing developers that a Telco is a credible partner is not…

Google translate API demand into cash #google #api #developers

On August 30, 2011, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Looks like Google listened to the feedback they got after they announced back in May they were going to shut down their popular translation API. A blog post from Google confirms it is back, as a paid for service. Translation costs $20 per million (M) characters of text translated (or…

The Business of API’s – Write Up

On October 9, 2010, Posted by , In News, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

On Friday I swung by The Business of API’s Conference at The Guardian’s offices near King Cross station in London. Unfortunately some fires were burning back at the office which mean’t that I couldn’t stay for the entire event, however I caught the first three speakers and Q&A so here are…

MEF Publishes Smart Enablers Guide

On July 22, 2010, Posted by , In News, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

I have referenced the work that the MEF has done on Smart Enablers a number of times in recent blog posts (here and here) and now MEF members can download the Smart Enablers guide direct from the MEF site, here. I’ll also be trying to get some hard copies to…

And the winner of the most important API of 2009 is…

On January 31, 2009, Posted by , In News, By ,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Orginally published at http://www.wipjam.com/ on 30th January 2009 We’ve asked our discussion leaders for WIPJam session to share their insight of the mobile developer world. This post was penned by James Parton, Head of O2 Litmus, the mobile developer programme with a twist and a sponsor of the WIP Jam…