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In 2020, digital transformation journeys have been forced to accelerate and what would normally have taken years is now happening in a matter of months. From the proliferation of telehealth services to the growing primacy of online retail to the rise of digital management, forecasting, and contingency-planning, enterprises face more pressure than ever to digitally transform, faster.
Google Cloud Next OnAir’s Business Application Platform week aims to help organizations navigate these journeys. Throughout the week, Google will demonstrate how enterprises can take digital innovation beyond just the IT organization, and accelerate their ability to transform the business. We will talk about how Google Cloud customers are leveraging the power of APIs, no-code application development, and automation to democratize the space of application design and development.
The best of Business Application Platform week
Don't miss the Google keynote, Powering Business Applications with APIs, Microservices, AI and Codeless App Development, with Google Cloud VP & GM of Platforms, speaker Amit Zavery. Amit will discuss how Google is developing a unified platform to guide traditional software developers and enterprise or “individual” developers to create and extend applications, build and automate workflows and connect and modernize applications. Hidden Force: What's Next in Enterprise IT with Urs Hölzle, Google Cloud SVP and a principal architect of Google's infrastructure, another presentation not to be missed. The presentation will be available to air on Tuesday, with Urs hosting a Q&A, which you can watch live on Wednesday, September 9 at 10:30 a.m. PT.
The rest of Business Application Platform week dives into our latest product announcements, and specific ways API management, no-code application development, and automation can help enterprises accelerate their digital transformation efforts. More than 20 sessions will launch this week, so there will be something for everyone, no matter where your organization is in its transformation journey. Below are some of the highlights. Sessions will be available starting Tuesday, September 8 at 9am PT, and available on-demand afterward.
AI and ML
From Siled ML to ML Service Mesh Using API Management: Many companies are creating features from raw data and extracting business insights with ML models, but there are still many challenges for different teams to share digital assets and microservices. This session explores how API management is the missing link.
Support API Operations with AI and ML: Most of today's business-critical applications are powered by APIs, so any downtime or performance degradation can lead to significant loss in performance. Significant loss of revenue, customers and brand value. In this session, which includes a live demo from T-Mobile, you'll learn how Google Cloud's API management platform Apigee uses AI and ML technologies to simplify operations and help ensure APIs always available, secure and working as expected.
Digital transformation through developer engagement: In this session, HP Inc. will talk about developer engagement as a central theme of their digital transformation strategy, including the practical implications of pursuing a company-wide regulatory approach, see review IT and business processes and publish APIs for developers both inside and outside the enterprise.
GraphQL: Building a Consistent Approach for API Consumers: Watch this session to examine the advantages and disadvantages of interacting with APIs over REST versus GraphQL, including how Google Cloud, with management Apigee API, supporting a growing community of GraphQL developers.
New business opportunities, improved operations, and richer customer experiences
Deliver New Customer Experiences Using APIs: Today's successful businesses use APIs to deliver new digital experiences to customers, opening new business opportunities by creating a platform for customers. collaborate and accelerate innovation in the enterprise by making data and functionality reusable and accessible. Watch this session to learn why API management is essential to provide the control, visibility, and insights these API-driven initiatives require.
How to unlock the power of your existing data through APIs: The average business has a lot of valuable data locked in databases or trapped in legacy and on-premises systems that is difficult to connect to it. In this session the Australian Energy Market Operator will share how they use APIs to connect data generators and leverage them to build new products, partnerships and revenue source.
OAuth, JWT, HMAC, Oh My! Secure APIs for your business: APIs are at the heart of almost every digital interaction, so securing them is important — but doing so isn't always easy. Should you use OAuth? OpenID connection? JWT? SAML? Opaque tokens? Signatures? HMAC? This session will explore how API management can help businesses address these and many other issues that businesses must consider to keep their APIs secure and available.
APIs and the cloud: microservices, serverless, service mesh, hybrid cloud, and multi-cloud
Build and manage APIs for Serverless with Google Cloud: Learn how serverless APIs enable developers and businesses to scale data and services without having to manage infrastructure.
How to build and manage secure APIs for your workloads Anthos GCP: Enterprises are increasingly adopting microservices, APIs, hybrid cloud, and multi-cloud strategies to modernize existing applications, build new ones, and run them anywhere. This session will cover how you can use Apigee API management for workloads built on Anthos, Google Cloud’s open platform for modernizing existing applications and building cloud-native apps.
T-Mobile's Strategy for APIs, Microservices, and Service Mesh: Learn how API management and service mesh work together as part of moving to or building a new cloud-native architecture. T-Mobile will discuss their journey and showcase their architecture that combines API management and service mesh. The session will also explore how to navigate multi-cloud and hybrid environments with Apigee SaaS, Apigee Hybrid, and Anthos.
No-code application development
Build AI-powered apps – Turn salespeople into developers with AppSheet: Most developer resources are focused on a limited set of projects, but many other mission-critical processes still need attention. This session will explain how enterprises can use AppSheet, Google Cloud’s no-code development platform, to empower non-technical users to build apps and workflows—all without writing a line of code.
Digitize your deskless workforce without coding with AppSheet: The next stage of digital transformation requires organizations to enable deskless employees, and this session will demonstrate demonstrate how teams can quickly create automated applications and workflows for this essential part of the workforce, all without the use of code.