SaaS vendors need to get a clue about open APIs. That's the takeaway from a panel discussion at last month's Interop event in Las Vegas. According to Network World's coverage of the session on Herding Cats: Managing SaaS Sprawl, with panelists from Boomi, Appirio, OpSource, and NetSuite, too many SaaS vendors do not consider including an open API as a core part of their service:
Bizimply, a cloud solution operations management system aimed at restaurant chains and retail stores, provides the Bizimply API that enables developers to access its functionality. Built out of a need for managers to be free from unnecessary paperwork, allowing them to spend more time on driving sales, Bizimply is an easy to use application that allows users to keep an eye on business vitals at any time and see exactly how things are running from shift to shift.