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Monday, September 10 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
PRO TALK: You can’t Publicly Expose Legacy Application APIs, Can You?

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Ford Motor Company is going through a transformation of its business and IT by using APIs. As with many large companies there are disparate systems which present many challenges to transforming to an API architecture. These challenges include consolidating data from several regional systems providing essentially the same data, offering a single authentication and authorization mechanism, integrating cloud and internally hosted solutions, handling differences between expected API *-ilities vs the backend systems designed *-ilities, and cloud PaaS solutions while avoiding cloud vendor lock in. This presentation will highlight some of the architecture patterns used to address these challenges.

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Tony Greening

Architect, Ford Motor Company
Tony has been developing and designing software for over 25 years. He has architected and developed systems in a wide variety of architectures including Client-Server, standalone, web applications, Java Applet, and now API based products. He has been in a variety of industries including... Read More →

Monday September 10, 2018 12:00pm - 12:50pm PDT
Workshop Stage 5