TM Forum's Business Management APIs are a family of REST based APIs which make it easier to create, build and operate complex, innovative services.
Product Ordering API
Product Catalog API
Product Inventory API
Service Catalog API
SLA Management API
Trouble Ticket API
Federated Identity API
Service Activation and Provisioning API
Why use these APIs?
Develop quickly using proven APIs
Ensure seamless management across partner boundaries including revenue sharing
Leverage simple and light weight management APIs which have been crowd sourced from across the industry
Use common APIs that will be supported by potential partners
Build upon over 25 years of expertise in end to end management capabilities
Because its faster and more efficient in gaining high quality
When and where is it appropriate to use these APIs?
When you are building products which are a mash up of capabilities from different providers
When you want to manage the end to end quality or delivery of this service
When you want to expose capabilities through an open standard catalog API
When you want to manage key capabilities like federated identity and service level agreements across boundaries
Better Management of Digital Services
Using Industry Crowd Sourced APIs
The increasingly complex multi-partner digital services value chain raises new challenges in terms of ensuring time-to-market, seamless management, cost-effectiveness and revenue sharing.
In order to meet these challenges, TM Forum members including the worlds largest service providers and suppliers have been working to develop APIs that enable the open digital ecosystem and provide critical management functionality to digital services.
TM Forum APIs are for developers and include specifications, reference implementations, postman, example code, sandbox and testing capabilities.
Use the API Table above to access REST based APIs, specifications, sandbox etc.