APIs

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APIs have been a tool of programmers for many years, but recently they have become a topic far beyond engineering meetings. It is only natural that, as business becomes home to an ever-growing collection of data, that the control of how this data flows is of significant strategic value. This value manifests through every aspect of a business, from internal productivity to business development. Velociraster is here to help you sort through various API strategies. Whether you know it or not, APIs are already a big part of your business. Let's work together to find a way to maximize their value to your organization.

Cost Savings

Whether we're looking at ways to save on a new system we are building for you, or whether we're evaluating how to reduce costs on legacy systems or internal workflows, APIs are good candidates for saving you money.

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Accelerated Engineering

Build more technology infrastructure faster by leveraging targeted API services. There are companies whose entire business is providing the highest quality version of a building block you might need. Use their system at a fraction of the cost so your resources can keep driving your big picture goals.

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Business Development

Perhaps you want to engage a community by offering elements of your data through an API. Or, maybe you want to further a relationship with a partner company by creating a data flow between both sides. There are numerous strategic opportunities when it comes to how to use APIs in the context of business development.

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Streamline Operations

How well does data flow throughout your organization? Do you conduct a lot of manual data transference? Is there data that you know would be useful to other team members but feels trapped in your silo? Is there legacy data you desire but have no clear path to interacting with it?

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Provider Selections

The number of companies specializing in providing API services is overwhelming. There are so many niche offerings, and competitors in every instance. Sorting through who does what, and who does what well is an undertaking of its own. Luckily Velociraster lives in this world daily and can help guide selection of API providers.

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Manage Risks

We are not going to tell you APIs are a silver bullet to all of your problems. There are always risks and rewards to balance with any decision, and that is something we are constantly mindful of. Let us help you determine the best strategy.

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