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CMA9 Open Banking public APIs: Latest News

The story of our previous monthly surveys of the UK CMA9 Open Banking public APIs has been that roughly 30% of the APIs have fallen below an acceptable score of 800 or more. While things have improved in June, confirming our suspicions that many of the banks took advantage of the multiple holidays during May to make changes, we still observe that 28% of the APIs we monitor are performing below a 'good' score as determined by our CASC scoring system. This is strongly tied to a small number of the institutions involved. Generally speaking, if some of a bank's APIs perform well, ALL APIs perform well. If there is bad performance, then it affects all of them. There are some exceptions to the CMA9 rule Bank of Scotland, HSBC and Lloyds have a variety of scores bridging 800, while other poor performers are below that and the rest maintain [...]

By |July 25th, 2018|Categories: API Update, Fintech, Monthly Report, News|0 Comments

CMA9: 35% of Banking APIs Miss Acceptable Performance Targets

By |April 2nd, 2018|Fintech, Monthly Report|

During the month of March, APImetrics monitored the quality of 102 CMA9 APIs, approximately 25 of these were V1 APIs, which were all deprecated during the month. Of the remaining V2 APIs, over a third of these APIs failed to meet the standard of good quality as measured by the

Active + Passive Monitoring = Rapid Problem Resolution

By |March 30th, 2018|Case Studies, Enterprise IT, Programming Tips|

Active + Passive Monitoring

We talk a lot about active and passive monitoring. Passive monitoring is how your stack and services are doing. Active is calling services externally like APImetrics does. But what does this mean in practise?

Let’s take a real example from […]