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Innovation Insight: Open APIs Are Catalysts for Telecom Providers' Business-Led Innovations

Published: 26 August 2014

ID: G00260646

Analyst(s): Mentor Cana

Summary

This report addresses the business-led innovation emerging within CSPs from the implementation of open APIs. We describe the business and IT impacts of open APIs, forecast the likely rate of adoption and provide criteria to help CSP CIOs evaluate the risks and take appropriate actions.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Innovation Description/Definition
    • Business-Led Rather Than Technology-Led Innovation
  • Business Impact
    • Benefits of Open APIs
    • IT Impact
    • Adoption Rate
  • Risks
    • Performance
    • Integration
    • Payback
    • Risks of Not Adopting the Innovation
  • Key Technology and Service Providers

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