Ensure seamless management across partner boundaries including revenue sharing
Leverage simple and lightweight management APIs which have been crowdsourced 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 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.