You will learn:
- How effective management of enterprise APIs actually begins at the design and build stages of the API life cycle.
- Planning the API
- Designing the API
- Building the API
- Sharing the API
How to focus on key areas of concern for APIs:
- Policy definition and enforcement
- Quality of Service (QoS)
- To apply lessons learned from running an SOA
Alistair Farquharson is CTO at SOA Software. His skills span many industries and include designing and implementing system architectures, as well as spearheading initiatives as development/team lead. He's an expert in custom application development, distributed environments, architecting scalable hardware and software applications and systems, and Web services application development.
At SOA Software, Farquharson spearheads product development and provides thought leadership to enterprise customers implementing Web Services. Prior to joining SOA Software, he worked at US Interactive, where he was a key advisor to CTOs of many companies regarding Internet architecture issues. He was also a member of the architectural guiding committee, which helped to design the next generation of Internet architecture.