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API Resilience

API Resilience

By Pronovix
We believe that digital transformation efforts make companies and communities more resilient.

In the API Resilience podcast you'll listen to our guests from industry leading API teams sharing how they turn hardship into opportunity by interesting, unexpected things and stories that your API team'll be able to use to explain to your management on how APIs can help your company to cope, resurge, and thrive during and after this pandemic.
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Shaking off legacy to become API-first w/ Sophie Rutard (Euler Hermes)

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Connecting Audience & APIs w/ Aleksei Akimov (Adyen)
“Our shared responsibility is to help industries where we belong to adopt and push forward their API programs and API community initiatives” claims Aleksei Akimov (Head of API, Adyen). In this episode we look into how an API-first payment processing company adopting the design-first methodology is able to iterate on their APIs fast, how their non-binary thinking of their audience helps them to maintain a consistent API program, and what extra meaning can a Van Gogh exhibition add to the way they think about APIs. The hosts are Kristof Van Tomme (CEO & co-founder, Pronovix) and Mark Winberry (director of US operations, Pronovix). Intro music: Broke For Free - Night Owl (CC)
1:06:11
October 13, 2020
The present & future of banking APIs - Part 4 w/ Katrien Van Gijsel (KBC & Verzekering)
It pays off to cater to both technical and business audiences, claims Katrien Van Gijsel (Business Innovation Manager, KBC & Verzekering). In this episode of API Resilience, Katrien explains how the democratization of developer experience paid off for the organization and how their partners found new ways towards digital transformation. The hosts are Kristof Van Tomme (CEO & co-founder, Pronovix) and Mark Winberry (director of US operations, Pronovix). Intro music: Broke For Free - Night Owl (CC)
1:01:27
October 8, 2020
Designing the APIs of the future w/ Mike Amundsen
Will APIs make it possible in the future to build systems that are rather optimized for cooperation and resilience than profit and sheer growth? What is the difference between writing code for a machine vs. all the machines? Why APIs resemble creative game spaces or ant colonies, and why is it an antipattern to create sequential workflows when designing APIs? Mike Amundsen, the well known speaker and author/co-author of 18 books shared his fascinating vision of the role of APIs and complex systems in the past and the future of our societies, and also talked about his upcoming new book titled Design and Build Great Web APIs. The hosts are Kristof Van Tomme (CEO & co-founder, Pronovix) and Mark Winberry (director of US operations, Pronovix). Intro music: Broke For Free - Night Owl (CC)
1:10:46
September 30, 2020
About Digital Literacy & Democratizing APIs w/ Kin Lane (Postman)
“Democratizing APIs is about making people aware that APIs exist, and that they can use them too, it’s not just for wizards on the hill […] anyone can do it”, says Kin Lane (Postman). In this week’s episode of API Resilience, he explains why digital literacy and democratizing APIs go hand in hand, and why imagination is key when you’re creating an API program. He also describes ways technical environments such as developer portals can be inclusive towards business stakeholders and their business use cases, and why an established common vocabulary is essential. The hosts are Kristof Van Tomme (CEO & co-founder, Pronovix) and Mark Winberry (director of US operations, Pronovix). Intro music: Broke For Free - Night Owl (CC)
51:35
September 24, 2020
Shaking off legacy to become API-first w/ Sophie Rutard (Euler Hermes)
In this edition of API Resilience, Sophie Rutard (Head of API, Euler Hermes) shares how a paper-centered business improved its operations by making efforts towards digital transformation – from value proposition through buy-in to API governance. She explains the pioneering spirit behind their actions, why and how a mathematical model helped, and how they cut their monolith into sustainable microservices. A fascinating conversation with insights that can help every company grow! The hosts are Kristof Van Tomme (CEO & co-founder, Pronovix) and Mark Winberry (director of US operations, Pronovix). Intro music: Broke For Free - Night Owl (CC)
51:27
September 16, 2020
Personal Digital Capital and GDPR Portability - Interview w/ Mehdi Medjaoui (Apidays) Part 2
‘People don’t look for APIs, they look for abilities,’ claims Mehdi Medjaoui (founder, Apidays). In Part 1, he explains the key elements of the API mindset and explores the challenges of API integration and discoverability. In Part 2, he presents his new vision, which focuses on GDPR portability and the trend of commercializing personal data. The hosts are Kristof Van Tomme (CEO & co-founder, Pronovix) and Mark Winberry (director of US operations, Pronovix). Intro music: Broke For Free - Night Owl (CC)
30:49
September 8, 2020
Key elements of the API mindset - Interview w/ Mehdi Medjaoui (Apidays) Part 1
‘People don’t look for APIs, they look for abilities,’ claims Mehdi Medjaoui (founder, Apidays). In Part 1, he explains the key elements of the API mindset and explores the challenges of API integration and discoverability. In Part 2, he presents his new vision, which focuses on GDPR portability and the trend of commercializing personal data. The hosts are Kristof Van Tomme (CEO & co-founder, Pronovix) and Mark Winberry (director of US operations, Pronovix). Intro music: Broke For Free - Night Owl (CC)
40:10
September 8, 2020
The secret sauce of developer marketing w/ Adam DuVander (EveryDeveloper)
Earning the trust of your developers is the first step in developer marketing, says Adam DuVander (principal consultant, EveryDeveloper). In this episode of API Resilience, he explores how product development depends on audiences, as well as on business purposes. He also shares best practices about how to communicate such goals.. The hosts are Kristof Van Tomme (CEO & co-founder, Pronovix) and Mark Winberry (director of US operations, Pronovix). Intro music: Broke For Free - Night Owl (CC)
1:01:35
September 1, 2020
The present & future of banking APIs - Part 3 w/ Joris Hensen & Matthias Büscher (Deutsche Bank)
If you believe hackathons serve little to no service in digital transformation, think again. Joris Hensen (founder, Deutsche Bank API program) and Matthias Büscher (product manager, Deutsche Bank Developer Portal) explained how an internal hackathon kicked off their API journey towards fulfilling PSD2 regulatory needs. They also explained how being an early API adopter benefited both Deutsche Bank and their customers. The hosts are Kristof Van Tomme (CEO & co-founder, Pronovix) and Mark Winberry (director of US operations, Pronovix). Intro music: Broke For Free - Night Owl (CC)
1:03:27
August 4, 2020
The evolving role of developer advocacy w/ Lorna Jane Mitchell (Vonage)
In this episode of API Resilience, Lorna Jane Mitchell (senior developer advocate, Vonage) shares her journey as a developer advocate, OpenAPI Initiative contributor, open source enthusiast, and keen blogger, and how her role has been evolving into digital advocacy this year. She also explores the steps you can take to not to go too early into code and add more value to your API experience, and how API teams could benefit from a spec-first attitude. The hosts are Kristof Van Tomme (CEO & co-founder, Pronovix) and Mark Winberry (director of US operations, Pronovix). Intro music: Broke For Free - Night Owl (CC)
1:00:26
July 29, 2020
The present & future of banking APIs - Part 2 w/ Koen Adolfs (ABN AMRO)
ABN AMRO’s API journey started when PSD2 regulations enforced adjustments. Tune in to hear Koen Adolfs’ (open banking product owner, ABN AMRO) story, and how he leveraged the community to build ABN’s DEVREL program into one of Europe’s leading banking API stories. The hosts are Kristof Van Tomme (CEO & co-founder, Pronovix) and Mark Winberry (director of US operations, Pronovix). Intro music: Broke For Free - Night Owl (CC)
56:13
July 21, 2020
Autonomous APIs: the future of APIs? – Interview w/ Zdenek Nemec
Choosing which API to integrate with is always a bit of a gamble: will the API keep working? How fast will it change? Will you have the time and money to keep updating your integration as fast as the API changes? In this edition of the API Resilience podcast, Zdenek Nemec (founder, Superface.ai) explains how true machine-to-machine communication could radically transform all of this. Imagine if anybody could use the global API information infrastructure and trust that the right connection gets made without somebody having to manually engineer it. Listen in to hear Zdenek Nemec discuss the future of APIs with Kristof Van Tomme (CEO & co-founder, Pronovix) and Mark Winberry (director of US operations, Pronovix), the hosts of the show. Intro music: Broke For Free - Night Owl (CC)
1:00:18
July 13, 2020
Enhance Developer Experience & Customer Service in Times of Crisis w/ Gregory De Jans & Julija Babre (TomTom)
In the third episode of the API Resilience podcast, Gregory De Jans (technical lead for developer program, TomTom) and Julija Babre (product marketing manager, TomTom) discussed what new solutions they needed to implement in order to be able to stay in touch with their customers. The 2019 DevPortal Awards winners also talked about their approach towards their developer portal. The hosts are Kristof Van Tomme (CEO & co-founder, Pronovix) and Mark Winberry (director of US operations, Pronovix). TomTom’s developer portal is available at https://developer.tomtom.com/ Intro music: Broke For Free - Night Owl (CC)
46:54
June 30, 2020
The present & future of banking APIs - Part 1 w/ Mark Boyd & Phuong Pham (Platformable)
In the second edition of the API Resilience podcast, Mark Boyd (founder, Platformable) and Phuong Pham (open banking industry analyst, Platformable) discussed the importance of APIs in the fintech and banking sector as well as what trends are to be expected in the coming years of open banking and open financing. They also shared the value of banking APIs when it comes to analyzing consumer data. The hosts are Kristof Van Tomme (CEO & co-founder, Pronovix) and Mark Winberry (director of US operations, Pronovix). Intro music: Broke For Free - Night Owl (CC)
48:56
June 22, 2020
"The future that's already here"
In this first episode of the API Resilience podcast, Kristof Van Tomme (CEO & co-founder, Pronovix), and Mark Winberry (director of US operations, Pronovix) discuss the roles of APIs in facing the challenges of the current pandemic economy. Intro music: Broke For Free - Night Owl (CC)
37:19
June 2, 2020