Jeannie Hawrysz SAS
Technical standards are so incredibly important when it comes to building a successful API program. I thought I had it made in the shade when in 2017 I inherited the ownership of a really impressive, comprehensive, thorough set of API standards which outlined all the goodness of how we should do filtering, sorting, HTTP methods, error handling, naming, documentation, etc.
What I did not realize however when I signed the dotted line – but quickly learned is that blindly applying standards without enough business context was leading to some super unfortunate design decisions that could negatively impact the consumers of our APIs. This talk is about the dangers of technical over-standardization as a poor substitute for proper business-contextual API design thinking, and how we are course-correcting this by radically changing our culture around how we do APIs toward product led API-First Design in partnership with our UX team.
June 17, 2020 11:30
High impact blog posts and eBooks on API business models, and tech advice
Connect with market leading platform creators at our events
Join a helpful community of API practitioners
Can't make it to the event? Signup to the Nordic APIs newsletter for quality content. High
impact blog posts on API business models and tech advice.
Become a part of the world’s largest community of API practitioners and enthusiasts. Share your insights on the blog, speak at an event or exhibit at our conferences and create new business relationships with decision makers and top influencers responsible for API solutions.