There is a war coming soon. The arms merchants of the cloud and a new wave of developers armed with APIs are going to cause massive technology disruption. And APIs are the ammunition fueling this change.
Antony Falco described recently how developers, armed with APIs, will radically change enterprise IT. Everything from banking systems to payment platforms, from airline systems to e-commerce platforms, from automotive systems to medical devices, will all soon have developer API access and it’s going to turn our world upside down.
What impact will this proliferation of APIs have on product development, competition and how we approach software engineering?
Micro-SaaS APIs & Pluggable Features
SaaS is the fastest growing software industry we’ve ever seen. There are more than 2,100 SaaS companies today in a market expected to grow to $120 billion by 2020. By 2015, 85 percent of all new software is expected to be SaaS.
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