Run and Evolve a Great Web API With API Management Capabilities

Archived Published: 08 October 2013 ID: G00247962


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APIs enable mobile apps, provide a basis for composite applications, and offer new ways to integrate systems and open new business channels. API management capabilities enable the successful delivery, promotion, operation, measurement and continuous improvement of APIs.

Table of Contents

  • Template Applicability
  • Template Diagram
  • Template Description
    • Enable Developers
      • Discovery Metadata
      • Developer Self-Support
      • Developer Access Provisioning
      • Collaboration and Community
      • Developer Enablement Administration
      • Developer API Customization
    • Manage the API Life Cycle
      • Publication
      • Version Management
      • Change Notification
      • Issue Management
    • Communicate Securely, Reliably and Flexibly
      • Authentication
      • Authorization
      • Threat Detection
      • Data Privacy
      • Traffic Management
      • Quality of Service Management
      • Interface Translation
      • Service Routing
      • Service Orchestration
    • Measure and Improve Business Value
      • Activity Logging
      • User Auditing
      • Business Value Reporting
      • Contract Management
      • Advanced Analytics
      • Service-Level Monitoring
  • Recommended Reading
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