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IBM API Connect: Empower consumers with the new Consumer Analytics for Developer Portal

By Daniel Annan posted Fri May 19, 2023 11:57 AM

A preview of the consumer analytics for a consumer organization

Understanding the importance of data analysis and informed decision-making, we are delighted to announce our revamped consumer analytics. With this addition, your consumers will be able to gain insights into their API usage at both the organizational and application levels. Let's take a look at the notable enhancements and advantages that our improved consumer analytics brings to your API ecosystem.

What enhancements have we made?

The consumer analytics feature comes with a host of improvements, aimed at providing API consumers with a richer experience including:

  • Enhanced Data Visualization: The new analytics comes with a variety of graphs and charts which allow consumers to identify correlations, spot anomalies, and focus on specific time periods of interest.

  • In-depth breakdown of API calls: Consumers can now analyze each API call to identify usage patterns, spot optimization opportunities, and make data-driven decisions

  • User-Friendly Interface: We have prioritized user experience, ensuring that the analytics interface is intuitive, easy to navigate, and visually appealing.

A preview of the consumer analytics API history table

The Benefits of Enabling Consumer Analytics on Your Developer Portal.

Regardless of whether your APIs are targeted towards external customers or teams within your organization, there are numerous benefits to enabling analytics for your API consumers. Some of these reasons are:

  • Improved Security: Through analyzing historical API calls, consumers can identify unusual patterns or suspicious activities that may indicate security breaches or unauthorized access attempts.

  • Usage Optimization: Consumers can monitor API usage within their subscribed plans to determine if the current plan is adequate and if there is enough capacity remaining. This enables them to make informed decisions about whether to upgrade to a higher tiered plan based on their requirements.

  • Transparency - Providing consumers with greater visibility and control over their API usage, demonstrates a user-centric approach and allows you to attract customers who value transparency and data-driven decision-making. When they can monitor and analyze their API usage, they are more likely to recognize the value they are deriving from your services.

For more information on how to set analytics up in your developer portal, please refer to our documentation at Analytics in the Developer Portal.

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1 comment



Wed June 07, 2023 03:53 AM

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