Our approach started with stakeholder interviews to collect and formalize the requirements across all business units. Once we determined an API program strategy would be the best path forward, we performed a comprehensive competitive analysis of industry-leading API Management products. We ultimately recommended an Azure solution to best fit the needs of AB InBev’s business model. We presented our strategy to the company’s executive leadership and technical team. This unifying effort helped them understand the requirements and considerations of multiple stakeholders.
Our API Program advice provided detailed guidelines for implementing an enterprise-wide API Management Platform, as well as the process of management and governance of the API Program. We also recommended creating a Center of Excellence (CoE) to facilitate the company’s API culture and help establish best practices.
As a result of our work, AB InBev was able to complete the implementation. Other significant developments include: