There is a saying in business that you can have any two out of good, fast and cheap. All three cannot be done, or at least only in an ideal world. There is therefore a strategic trade-off between the three, with a recognition that every business has a different balance
Application programming interfaces, otherwise known as APIs, are set to radically change the face of analytics. These little bits of code are working behind the scenes, hidden treasures that allow two pieces of code to talk to each other. This means that developers can borrow functionality from other apps.