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Peer Lessons Learned: Implementing Full Life Cycle API Management

Published: 08 January 2020

ID: G00436294

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors


Full life cycle API management products enable managing API programs throughout their life cycle from planning and design, through implementation to maintenance, versioning and retirement. Application leaders can learn from the implementation experience of peers shared on Gartner Peer Insights.

Table Of Contents


Peer Lessons Learned

  • Lesson 1: Identify Your Requirements and Plan Your Deployment Approach Early On
  • Lesson 2: Perform Proofs of Concept for Evaluating API Management Products
  • Lesson 3: Review the Licenses and Scale Your Purchase Accordingly
  • Lesson 4: Invest Sufficient Time in Designing and Testing Your Technical Setup
  • Lesson 5: Build a Team Skilled in API Design, API Security and API Product Management
  • Methodology

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