businessman calculating hidden costs of DIY integration with APIs

HCM System APIs: Selling Point or Hidden Cost?

Let’s say you’ve got a prospect who is thinking about purchasing your HCM solution. They’re close to buying, but the big hangup is their existing application that needs to exchange data with your platform. Your default solution is to provide your API data dictionary, but they were hoping your implementation team could handle the integration. You know that Time Bank™ …

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Working With APIs: DIY or Use a Trusted Integrator?

APIs (application program interfaces) allow different systems to communicate with each other. APIs are an alternative to using files such as .txt or .csv, XML or database connections for data transfer. Many HCM vendors are opening up APIs or web services to allow clients or vendors to exchange information with their modules. However, a common misperception is that APIs complete the …