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While APIs Are Catching Fire, Don’t Forget About Design

by Eric Knipp  |  April 30, 2013  |  Comments Off

According to Forbes, the “API market is on fire“. My conversations with Gartner clients on this topic would seem to confirm the article’s top line. In the first quarter, only application PaaS crowded out APIs as the most popular topic for my client dialogues (and that’s counting the fact that for the month of March, […]

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Catalyst Debrief

by Eric Knipp  |  August 27, 2012  |  4 Comments

I just returned home to Dallas after participating in my first Gartner Catalyst conference. The event was impressive with tons of content and almost 1800 attendees on-site, not including Gartner staff. I’ve presented at a number of Gartner Symposia and Summit events and I was struck by the deep level of attendee engagement at Catalyst. […]


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If You Build It, They Will Come

by Eric Knipp  |  November 30, 2009  |  2 Comments

The urge to control access is great, but what if you can become a bigger broker in the conversation by sharing instead?


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The Hammering in My Head Won’t Stop

by Eric Knipp  |  November 24, 2009  |  6 Comments

Or, in this case the hammering on Best Buy’s Remix API. According to @bestbuyremix: 5.7 million API calls yesterday. The 19th to yesterday (5 days) accounts for 61% of our total so far this month. The day before, @bestbuyremix reported 5.3 million API calls. I spent half a day last week at the Business of […]


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