Federate, Rebrand and Recharter Your API Center of Excellence to Enable an API Platform Team

Published: 04 January 2019 ID: G00382771

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API centers of excellence are meant to raise API maturity, but many fail to broadly impact the organization because they are too centralized. Therefore, application leaders must reimagine their API CoE as an API platform team that will promote API best practices and increase measurable API success.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Create a Team Responsible for API Quality and Management as a Federated Entity Focused on Enabling API Best Practices Throughout the Organization
      • What’s in a Name?
    • To Achieve Early Results, Begin With One API Product Manager, and Then Expand the Team to Include API Product Managers From Each Business Unit That Creates or Uses APIs
    • Define the Metrics Used to Demonstrate API Value in Business Terms
  • Case Study
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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