2015 Winner Profile

Marriott International Inc.

Project Description:
Marriott's IT department created the API Platform, a new way in which the company collects and distributes data, and delivers its applications. The platform provides a core application infrastructure, application development tools, and an evolving catalog of APIs 24 APIs critical to ensuring Marriott's leadership position in the lodging industry. The API Platform enables internal customers to better plan for future application needs and make strategic, efficient and cost-effective business decisions. It has also reduced mobile release delivery times from four-to-six months to four-to-six weeks.
Project type:
Content or Document Management, Databases or Data Warehouse, Enterprise Architecture
Business Functions:
New Product or Market, Marketing, Engineering
Business Goal:
Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage
Bruce Hoffmeister, Global CIO
Arne Sorenson, President & CEO
Bethesda, Md.
Hospitality, Travel and Leisure
Revenue (2014):
$13.8 billion
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