Science for Policy report: APIs in Governments: Why, what and how

Published on: 16/09/2020
Last update: 19/09/2020

APIs4DGov final report


The APIs4DGov report analyses why, what and how API should be adopted by governments. The purpose of this report is to assess the relevance of APIs in the context of the digital transformation of government. Specifically, the report i) evaluates the current status of API adoption in governments, ii) analyses the value, opportunities and challenges that the adoption of APIs brings to government, and iii) proposes a potential roadmap for a coordinated adoption of APIs in governments. The report aims at supporting policy-makers understanding the value and implications of API adoption in governments. It also targets government’s IT leaders and decision-makers.


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