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Unrealistic deadlines loom for an open API banking standard

Unrealistic deadlines loom for an open API banking standard

Written by on September 29, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published its report on the retail banking market. It says, that “the timely development and implementation of an open API banking standard has the greatest potential to transform competition in retail banking markets”. I can’t say that I read all 766 pages, but given that I think that […]

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What saying yes to telecom APIs can do for your enterprise

What saying yes to telecom APIs can do for your enterprise

Written by on June 15, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

It’s no secret that innovation in telecom has been challenging, due to the walls built around telephony resources. Innovating with a traditional telecom carrier is like trying to win a relay race with your grandfather running the anchor leg. It might make for some interesting stories, but it probably isn’t going to lead to success. […]

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Simulating APIs the fastest way to stimulate your online economy

Simulating APIs the fastest way to stimulate your online economy

Written by on April 18, 2016 in Catalysts with 0 Comments

New generation digital service providers (DSPs) need to be able to plug in new platforms or partners and immediately create products to compete. In order to easily access other web-based software application and systems an application-programming interface (API) is utilized. An API is a software-to-software interface, not a user interface. With APIs, applications talk to […]

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No healthcare IoT without Open APIs

No healthcare IoT without Open APIs

Written by on March 29, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Measure twice, cut once. That old idiom is usually attributed to carpenters, but there is wisdom in it for anyone working with data. Namely, make sure your data is sound before you can act on it. Where Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) collide, we suddenly have an incredible capacity to put the […]

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Hackers and Engineers: Voxeo Labs Breaches the Language Barrier

Written by on February 1, 2013 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

An engineer walks into a pub and orders “a liter of ale please.” A hacker, who bellies up next to him says, “yeah, I’ll take one of those big beers too.” They’re talking about the same drink, but in completely different ways. The same thing happens when it comes to software. Now that self-termed “hackers” […]

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What If The Cloud Isn’t What You Think?

Written by on August 31, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

What you might think the cloud is actually isn’t what the cloud is. Worse, a new survey commissioned by Citrix finds that many people don’t know what the cloud is anyway, but what they think it might be isn’t what it actually is. (Yes, this is meant to be confusing). Let’s break it down. Cloud-computing […]

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Billing-as-a-Service in the API Mashup World

Written by on June 12, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

Billing isn’t just a revenue counter or collector; it can be a revenue generator. In world of API-based service mash-ups, billing functionality is being embedded in other applications so that it is not just billing for service usage, but becomes part of the service itself. As what’s considered billing expands into subscriber management, product management, […]

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