APImetrics Blog – APIs, Cloud, SLA & Developer Industry News & Opinion 2018-03-21T16:27:01+00:00

News, Updates and Reporting

CMA9 OBIE UK Report, April. And a third of APIs still under perform.

Competition and Markets Authority In March, we published a report on the UK's public CMA9 Open Banking APIs V2 from the OBIE. IN it, we found that more than 35% of the APIs offered were performing below our expected acceptable score of 800. And we're sad to say, the numbers for April are essentially unchanged, with 32% of APIs scoring below 800. When we analyse the banks, we find that the under-performing banks have largely remained the same. Although there's a new entrant – Bank of Ireland – which has historically been one of the better performing. It had a significant issue in mid-April that caused a drop in overall quality. Danske remains solidly out-performing the other banks, holding the top spot for another month. However, when we look at the higher scores, all the banks have slipped, over the course of the month. In March, 40% [...]

By | May 4th, 2018|Categories: Fintech, Monthly Report, News|0 Comments

New: Monitoring the Untestable – A White Paper from APImetrics

By | February 12th, 2018|Cloud, Enterprise IT, Fintech, IT and Cloud, News, Opinion, Sectors, Uncategorized, White Papers|

APImetrics has just published Monitoring the Untestable, a new white paper that focuses on the Catch-22* at the heart of PSD2 and open banking: if you don’t actively monitor your production environment with synthetic transactions, you have no idea whether your bank’s APIs […]

Issues in some public Insight CASC scores January 2018

By | February 2nd, 2018|Housekeeping|

A quick note, in some of the latest Insights reports we have a number of APIs showing a CASC Score of 0. Unfortunately, a number of APIs were added exactly as the monthly totals were run and this led to the generation of a number of these scores, they do […]

API Update Failure: Or, Beware Of The Leopard

By | January 30th, 2018|Opinion, Programming Tips|


One of the ongoing potential API update failures is handling situations that commonly happen whenever you have to update them.

Updating an API is a perfectly natural thing to do. In fact, often you have to update an API for essential reasons – […]