SmartBear Hosts 2-Part Expert Roundtable on API Strategies in Financial Services

Guest speakers from Forrester and SWIFT to deliver first of 2-part series, “API Strategies for Digital Success in Financial Services” on Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Somerville, MA — November 02, 2021 —

SmartBear, a leading provider of software development and quality tools, is hosting the expert roundtable series, “API Strategies for Digital Success in Financial Services,” virtually on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Guest speakers Jacob Morgan, Principal Analyst at Forrester, and Richard Tomusk, Product Owner, API Lifecycle at SWIFT, are delivering the first of the two-part series, “Setting the Standards with the Experts.” The webinar is hosted by Frank Kilcommins, API Evangelist and Micheál Higgins, Senior Solutions Architect at SmartBear.  

WHAT: SmartBear Hosts 2-Part Expert Roundtable, “API Strategies for Digital Success in Financial Services” 

WHEN: Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EST and Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. EST 


Organizations need strategies for their APIs – especially those in financial services. APIs enhance the customer experience, streamline fintech collaboration, and support industry initiatives like open banking. But how to implement them isn’t always clear.  

Part 1 of this series focuses on how the maturity of API standards is fueling innovation within financial services, particularly at the enterprise level. The panel will discuss how the right API strategy leads to a competitive advantage, how digital trends are impacting financial services, as well as API standards, quality, and adoption. The panel will also talk about establishing an API brand and digital platform as well as industry trends and challenges. There will be time for live Q&A. 

Part 2 of the series includes a demonstration of implementing industry best practices using SwaggerHub and ReadyAPI, enabling organizations to scale their API development and testing. 

To register for Part 1 of the webinar series, visit:

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