Kong Summit has come and gone! Whether you joined us in San Francisco or missed this year’s big shindig, here are some of the highlights from the event and a round-up of all the Kong news dropped over the past two days. This post will continue to be updated with more details and links to videos from sessions as they’re available.
Customers are demanding new software products that are easily customizable and more functional and capable than the previous edition, which has presented DevOps with new hurdles. Customers desire these things in the present and at a low cost. In contrast to what they demand, software development has historically been beset by large expenditures and protracted development durations. Fortunately, service virtualization is making it simple and constraint-free for DevOps to satisfy customer demand.
Don’t sacrifice scalability for savings - have it both ways When left unchecked, the cumulative costs of your company data can ramp up fast. From training CPU-intensive machine learning algorithms that aren’t used in production to supporting enormous databases storing every minute event “just in case”. Letting your data operating costs run without checks and balances can quickly cause costs to bloat beyond your allocated budgets.
Modern digital users have the patience level of a typical 5-year-old. Apps that incorporate software testing tools have one core objective to meet: not to make the first encounter with a glitchy UI and unusable functionalities. Software quality in software engineering is a general expectation business stakeholders have. Unfortunately, testing is also “sacrifice” for time to market, postponing the release date and rejecting builds last minute in the development process.
While the word “data” has been common since the 1940s, managing data’s growth, current use, and regulation is a relatively new frontier. Governments and enterprises are working hard today to figure out the structures and regulations needed around data collection and use. According to Gartner, by 2023 65% of the world’s population will have their personal data covered under modern privacy regulations.
Financial services innovation continues to progress at a breakneck pace. For example, fintech developers can programmatically spin up accounts, move money, and issue and manage cards with Increase or embed financial services into their marketplace with Stripe – capabilities that were unimaginable just a few years ago.
Whether you are trying to establish a new niche, carve out a bigger share of a mature and competitive market, or increase the value of your existing products or services, data can be used to gain a competitive advantage and increase your revenue. In this article, we will establish what data monetization is, how it translates to business use cases, showcase how it impacts business performance, and offer guidance on how to start monetizing data today.