GovLoop spoke with Jeff Estes, Director of Technical Solutions for Software AG Government Solutions, about how APIs are being used by government agencies and how the company can help agencies promote cybersecurity, data sharing and efficiency.
Posts Tagged: APIs
Governments can use APIs to generate the same accessible, secure apps private companies use to deliver rapid, useful services to citizens.
SaaS solutions help local governments offer better, more flexible services to their residents. If recent developments are any indication, partnerships between tech innovators and City Hall will transform the way people think about public services.
Digital transformations in government are not easy or automatic — they are a journey. Still, tools and methods are available to accelerate strategic planning and execution, while providing a means to improve user experiences and maximize resources.
APIs have been around a long time. Not sure what an API is? The Next Web is worth reading on this… As ever Wikipedia has a good answer: ‘In computer programming, an application programming interface (API) specifies how some software components should interact with each other.’ Sounds straight forward, or is it? Of course asRead… Read more »
Download Free Gartner MarketScope Report:http://cot.ag/YJgSY2 Accellion, Inc., has received the highest rating possible, a “Strong Positive” in the Gartner MarketScope for “Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing based on evaluation of the Accellion Secure Mobile File sharing solution.” The Gartner MarketScope notes that “enterprise file synchronization and sharing (EFSS) offerings enable productivity and collaboration for mobileRead… Read more »
Despite increasing public support (as well as a number of executive mandates) publishing public data in a machine-readable format is not as simple as pressing the “publish” button. Why? Equally important as exposing the information itself is fostering a vibrant developer ecosystem around it. By making the publishing agency, not the public, responsible for makingRead… Read more »
Great blog from Andrea DiMaio of Gartner – Why gov’t-wide portals have a bleak future: leaner, more Agile Agency portals can solve the same probs, evolve with the new technology, & make more sense in today’s world of new/social media. Your thoughts? http://blogs.gartner.com/andrea_dimaio/2010/02/19/two-more-nails-in-the-government-portals-coffin/ “Should we stop caring about the user interface, which has been suckingRead… Read more »