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How to Organize Your API Development to Ensure Consistency and Quality

Per Gartner, “By 2026, 90% of organizations with APIs will have a federated team responsible for the quality of their APIs.” As demand for APIs and microservices continues to grow, the emerging trend of organizations creating API center of excellence (COE) teams introduces new risks.

If you’re a software engineering leader in charge of API strategy, how do you ensure consistent API quality? According to Gartner, “The answer is to develop the central API team into a federated API Platform team that ensures API quality and consistency.”

Read this Gartner report to learn:

  • 3 recommendations for leaders in charge of API strategy and delivery.
  • Why organizations should establish a federated API platform team focused on consistency and enablement, and the responsibilities of that team.
  • Why it makes sense to manage the overall API portfolio, leading to a marketplace of APIs.
  • And much more!

How to Organize Your API Development to Ensure Consistency and Quality, 5 May 2022, Andrew Comes, Mark O’Neill, Shameen Pillai. GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the US and internationally and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved.

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How to Organize Your API Development to Ensure Consistency and Quality

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