Delivered 2017-07-11 at CA Virtual Summit New York 2017, New York, NY



Prepared Talk







From APIs to Microservices: Design and Build

How to you move your organization from APIs to Microservices? What, exactly, is a microservice and why should you consider adding them to your IT infrastruture? Why do you need to teach all your developers and architects the value of design? Finally, what is the three-step implementation pattern for APIs and how does it reduce cost and errors when adding new APIs to your system?

Mike Amundsen, noted author, speaker, and software architect breaks all this down in a jam-packed session covering the role of Microservices, the power of APIs, and the value of using design thinking throughout your IT organization. Amundsen lays out the five-step API design model and how to you can use it to improve the quality and usefulness of your API implementaions. He also explains the three-step API implemenation strategy used by most successful companies and how it can help you reduce costs and errors when putting new APIs into place within your company.

Speaker : Mike Amundsen

Director of API Architecture, API Academy, CA Technologies

An internationally known author and lecturer, Mike Amundsen travels throughout the world consulting and speaking on a wide range of topics including distributed network architecture, Web application development, and other subjects.

In his role of Director of Architecture for the API Academy, Amundsen heads up the API Architecture and Design Practice in North America. He is responsible for working with companies to provide insight on how best to capitalize on the myriad opportunities APIs present to both consumers and the enterprise.

Amundsen has authored numerous books and papers on programming over the last 15 years. His last book was a collaboration with Leonard Richardson titled "RESTful Web APIs" published in 2013. His 2011 book, “Building Hypermedia APIs with HTML5 and Node”, is an oft-cited reference on building adaptable Web applications. O’Reilly Media released his latest book - "RESTful Web Clients" in March of 2017.