Antony Falco, founder of Orchestrate.io, recently posted an interesting piece at GigaOm on the rise of the API-centered “composable enterprise.”
He observes that information technology is now built on public and private API services, which can be assembled and disassembled as needs arise.
The loosely coupled enterprise isn’t the only change APIs are ringing to the table. Falco also suggests that within the API-driven organization, power is shifting from business managers to developers. Business executives have been more reactive than proactive when it comes to this new type of organization. Rather, it’s been developers leading the way. As Falco puts it: