A Pragmatic Approach to Rock Your API Strategy

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1. API First Concepts

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Figure 1 — The Car and its capabilities
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Figure 2 — A Process for validating your API initiative at early stages

2. API: First

3. API: First Applied

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Figure 3 — The Initial proposed API Catalog
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Figure 4 — The API Contract (Swagger)

3.1 Validating impacts in core business

3.2 Defining your criteria for selecting some solution/partner

3.3 Adoption Strategy

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Proposal of a Very Agile Sprint for an MVA of an API Initiative

3.3.1 What are MVP and MVA?

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Figure 5: How a MVP must evolve — https://blog.engineyard.com/2015/actually-mvp

4. Look: Evaluate: Repeat

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Figure 6 — Look, Evaluate, Repeat Proces (LER)

5. Conclusion

6. References

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