Author: Lou Powell

Why Your Enterprise Keeps Failing At Digital Transformation

Companies are failing at digital transformation because they’re losing sight of what’s actually critical to these initiatives: the customer. Only 45% of companies have customer care at the center of their......Read more

Accelerating API Delivery

However, if your service design is good, but the performance of the service is bad or it cannot be evolved fast enough to meet changing market conditions then your......Read more

APIs Built For Consumers Not Systems

Many of the companies that we have worked with over the years have created SOAP based services (SOA) in order to serve distributed computing demand. However, they have struggled......Read more

Breaking Down the Monolith

Typically when we think about microservices we think about breaking down the monolith. Deconstructing the large custom system into small, autonomous functionally aligned systems. But microservices can also be......Read more

10 Questions for Great API Design

1) Who is the consuming audience? Is it internal? Customers? Partners? Vendors? Determining audience will drive new questions. What is their level of understanding of the business process driven......Read more

What Can We Learn from Amazon About APIs

There is an infamous email from Jeff Bezos in 2002 that was presumably issued to all Amazon employees. The point of the email was that all teams were mandated......Read more

Run, Don’t Walk into the Age of Digital Transformation

Apple®. Social Media. Smartphones. Google™. Tablets. They all forever changed the history of the digital age, and now the age of digital transformation has arrived. “Every business must become......Read more