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Alison Ishimaru

Top Five Ways APIs Can (and Will) Transform Your Business:
Finding the ROI in API investments

I spoke recently with an IBM i Engineer who had become frustrated with the difficulty she was having in getting her business executives to understand the value of investing in APIs for their IBM i applications. She was looking for help in how to show the business return on investment from APIs. Together, we were …

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Finding the ROI in API investments
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Automate the Customer Buying Experience, Without Coding It Yourself

Are you interested in finding new customers and improving your customers’ buying experience? Would it save you money and increase responsiveness if you could automate the order entry, invoicing, and fulfillment business processes? Would you like functions like shopping carts, instant price and shipping quotes, automated acknowledgements and customer reviews? Many IBM i users are …

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Supporting EDI, FTP, and SOAP…
in a RESTful World

Thanks to the significant cost reduction and revenue enhancement benefits provided by direct machine to machine communications between companies, customers and suppliers, the pace of data sharing is growing dramatically. Much of the recent explosive growth has been driven by the “API Economy” – companies connecting via web services using standard technologies like REST and …

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Enable API

For the Greatest Value, API Enable the Business Process—Not Just the Database Call

APIs are helping companies grow revenue, reduce costs and streamline business processes. It’s been exciting to see how many IBM i users have begun implementing an API strategy to connect their IBM i applications with their customers, business partners and with the latest technology. One of the key lessons we have learned is that you …

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IBMi Technology

Increase Revenue, Reduce Costs With Automated Logistics using APIs and Your IBM i

The world of paper documents, fax machines, phone calls and even old style EDI is rapidly being replaced by online, real-time API communication. APIs make it possible to instantaneously obtain rates across carriers, track the exact location of shipments and provide accurate ETAs, automatically generate shipping labels and shipping documents and electronically process orders and …

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as400 Software

Securely Add APIs to your IBM i Applications

From online shopping to healthcare to banking and just about everywhere else, APIs are transforming our lives. APIs increase productivity, eliminate manual efforts, streamline business processes and improve customer experiences. They are fundamentally changing the worldwide economy. Yet, with all of that promise comes potential risks. By providing access, APIs open up tempting new security …

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c# and web services

Transforming Your IBM i Applications with Public Web Services & SDKs

  IBM i users are moving their applications to the leading edge by taking advantage of the explosion of new web service enabled functions available on the web. IBM i users are expanding their markets by selling through online platforms like Shopify, Magento, Squarespace, Wix and Amazon. They are automating logistics using APIs from Project44, …

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