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  • Join Us - How to Create and Profit From Software Ecosystems

    Join Us - How to Create and Profit From Software Ecosystems

    How has your company’s integration and monetization strategy shifted over the past decade?

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  • Seeking API Experts - Make Your Voice Heard

    Seeking API Experts - Make Your Voice Heard

    The fifth time’s the charm - our State of API Integration survey is now open for submissions!

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  • Integration Go-to-Market Pillars: User Adoption & Internal Alignment

    Integration Go-to-Market Pillars: User Adoption & Internal Alignment

    For digital product companies, differences in goals and mindsets between the Product & Engineering teams and the Revenue teams (marketing, sales, success…) can be significant. But it...

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  • [eBook] Build Resilience With Strategic Order-to-Cash Management

    [eBook] Build Resilience With Strategic Order-to-Cash Management

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  • How SaaS Firms Can Speed Customers' Order-to-Cash During the Pandemic

    How SaaS Firms Can Speed Customers' Order-to-Cash During the Pandemic

    As the ongoing pandemic drives companies to stabilize operations, pounce on new opportunities, and develop new strategies to adapt to long-term change, cash is king. Financial...

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  • Your Auth Headaches, Solved.

    Your Auth Headaches, Solved.

    OAuth 2.0 for Any App or API? Yes We Can. If nothing else, we’ve all learned a few things over the course of the pandemic. 

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  • The Definitive Guide to API Integration

    The Definitive Guide to API Integration

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  • Pro Tips and Best Practices For API Integration [A Blog Series]

    Pro Tips and Best Practices For API Integration [A Blog Series]

    So it’s your turn to take a crack at building a new integration. We get it - you don’t need to reinvent the wheel.

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  • Creating a Cloud API Integration Strategy

    Creating a Cloud API Integration Strategy

    So you’ve put in the time and effort to build a killer app. But if it can’t be integrated with the other apps your customer base uses and needs connectivity to, you won’t see the adoption and retentio

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  • Best Practices For Defining API Integration User Stories

    Best Practices For Defining API Integration User Stories

    Product managers are responsible for determining the services and applications that are used by their customers and figuring out how to get their application integrated with them.

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  • 5 Key Considerations to Optimize the User Experience

    5 Key Considerations to Optimize the User Experience

    A seamless, connected experience that’s relevant to your customer’s use case is the bottomline of a great user experience.

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  • An Overview of API Authentication Methods

    An Overview of API Authentication Methods

    Authentication can be complex, and developers are forced to work within the framework of the APIs they’re integrating to.

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  • OAuth 2.0: Access and Refresh Tokens For Cloud Storage

    OAuth 2.0: Access and Refresh Tokens For Cloud Storage

    OAuth is an open standard for authorization that uses access and refresh tokens.

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  • Using Discovery APIs

    Using Discovery APIs

    You (and your users) can’t map and transform data if you’re missing custom objects.

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  • An Intro to Successful API Data Mapping

    An Intro to Successful API Data Mapping

    To build a seamless API integration, you need to map data appropriately.

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  • HTTP Verbs Demystified: PATCH, PUT, and POST

    HTTP Verbs Demystified: PATCH, PUT, and POST

    If you’re still getting the hang of web development and HTTP specification, you might find yourself often confused about which verbs to use and when.

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  • Data Search and Browsing For API Integrations

    Data Search and Browsing For API Integrations

    To build a seamless user experience for your customers, it’s essential to offer pre-built, pre-orchestrated integrations to high-demand complementary applications (e.g., CRM, Finance,...

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  • Webhooks vs. Polling: Sync Your Apps

    Webhooks vs. Polling: Sync Your Apps

    Yet another key to building an effective integration is implementing eventing.

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  • Post-Build: Why API Monitoring Is Essential

    Post-Build: Why API Monitoring Is Essential

    Any experienced developer knows that coding the integration is only the first half of the battle.

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  • The Latest Iteration of the Virtual Close in Accounting

    The Latest Iteration of the Virtual Close in Accounting

    Do you ever feel haunted by the ghosts of problems-past?

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