This morning I had an enjoyable 45 minutes spent with Sam Ramji from Apigee, Delyn Simons from Mashery and the inimitable Mike Maney from Alcatel-Lucent discussing the API economy and the opportunities and challenges that it raises.

It was a fun and interesting session and was motivated, at least in part, by a post I wrote recently about the flip side of the API economy – that is the risks of an API provider shutting off the lifeblood that is the core API. Feel free to have a listen, I’d love to hear your feedback…

The API economy

Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.