API service a touchdown with NFL stats data company - SOA integration in action: 7 user implementation stories

SOA integration in action: 7 user implementation stories

API service a touchdown with NFL stats data company

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APIs scores touchdowns for NFL stats Source: Fuse/Thinkstock

Football isn't a competitive sport just for athletes -- there are many others banking on the success of professional teams. When the nascent NFL statistics data company NFLdata.com decided it needed to step up its game if it wanted to play in the major leagues, CEO Scott Gimpel looked to outside vendors of application programming interface (API) services. In this profile, Gimpel discusses the selection process NFLdata.com went through in order to ensure it won big with its API service selection.

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