• APIOps Cycles for Lean API Development

    Great APIs need skilled people and a good method. Skills include business, product management, design and technology professionals. The method needs to be vendor & technology-neutral. The result? Business-oriented and manageable APIs faster.

  • Why APIOps Cycles?

    It fits many needs

    it can be used for designing API solution or strategy not just for designing and developing a single API

    It's collaborative

    and makes sense to people who are not into software development and APIs

    It's faster

    by making sure everyone understands what we are doing and we design and build only what we need

    It's Lean

    by focusing on the right things we eliminate the 8 wastes of Lean management and reduce lifetime costs of our APIs

    It's business-oriented

    if your API doesn't have a clear business model or serve a customer need, you are wasting time, money or other valuables by building it

    It's openly licensed

    the basic method is free, use it or suggest improvements

  • Who will benefit from APIOps Cycles?

    Business Designer / Owner

    API Product Manager

    API Developer

    Interested in Lean

    Enterprise or IT Architect

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  • The Cycle

    Great APIs are born when skilled people work collaboratively using a great business model.

    Jump start implementing APIs by picking up any of the eight phases befitting you

    1

    Business model

    Use API Canvases. Find the right value proposition to your API. Define impact to business model.

    2

    Lean Architecture

    3

    Build API

    Build APIs: Prototype, build or scale depending on what architecture phase you are on.

    4

    Audit your API

    Audit your API: Use the checklists to verify your API meets style, API management and security needs.

    6

    Mind the Developer Experience: Support and build developer community

    7

    Measure business and technical KPIs to reach goals

    8

    Learn from the results and improve your API and the process. Or learn the method for first time.

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    Check out the latest updates!

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