API Technology Jargon: What Business Leaders Need to Know


A new resource from CGAP on how business leaders can navigate the technology decisions required for an API initiative.

The “Technology Building Blocks for an Open API Strategy”  draws on the experiences of five DFS providers in opening APIs in emerging economies.

“While implementing open APIs is about more than good technology, inappropriate technology decisions can severely hamper the probability of success. This is particularly true when the business and technology teams are not aligned on what is required. When this happens, it can lead to technically unreliable solutions, cost overruns, poor user experiences and low API use” – Michel Hanouch, Senior Financial Sector Specialist

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