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Posted on 28 February, 2017 by Riaan Ingram

Embedding Good API Practices in the Enterprise

APIs have become a critical tool for any business looking to digitize services, processes and operations. However, as the number of APIs grow so too can issues around security, efficiency and performance without the appropriate API governance in place.

In this blog I’m going to share some learnings on API best practices to help you build a lightweight governance layer that will improve experience across the enterprise and maximize the benefits of APIs for your business.

Posted on 12 January, 2017 by Balbir Bhogal & Riaan Ingram

Using an OpenAPI specification in Oracle Service Bus 12c

A very important factor in governing API-led connectivity or an integration approach is the Contract First design approach. In this blog we will detail one approach to utilize the most common RESTful API contract standard, the OpenAPI Specification (formerly Swagger) in Oracle Service Bus 12c (OSB).

Posted on 5 October, 2016 by Nirdesh Gupta

Key Ingredients for a Successful Digital Transformation

Just about every business is being impacted by digital technology or is embarking on a digital transformation program and our clients are no exception. In this blog I will share with you some of the common themes we are seeing in successful digital transformation programs and the technologies that are enabling them.

Posted on 20 September, 2016 by Christine Kusher

Raising a Guide Dog

One way which Guide Dogs Queensland provides support is through their Guide Dogs mobility program. A Guide Dog is trained to guide their blind or vision impaired handler in a given direction, avoiding obstacles along the way. The Guide Dog and their handler become a true partnership which provides a unique, safe and effective way of getting about independently. Our CEO’s wife, Natalie Robertson, has recently become a volunteer Puppy Raiser. In this blog she discusses her experience so far and provides some insight into what is involved with raising a guide dog.