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API Integration

PIL – Application Program Interface

Dated: 09 Jun 2020

NOTICE TO PIL Partners

Application Program Interface (API) Initiative

Background

IT integration between organizations has evolved recently to adopt API technology.  PIL has also embarked in this journey to promote the use of the integration with partners via API.

What is Application Program Interface (API)?

An application programming interface (API) is a computing interface which defines interactions between multiple software intermediaries.  It defines the kinds of calls or requests that can be made, how to make them, the data formats that should be used, the conventions to follow, etc.

Business Method

PIL API are designed with the way the business are conducted in mind.   There are various API related to PIL business.  They are divided by various business function. 

Existing ways of connecting to PIL using WebServices will be impacted as the result.   New APIs will be used and partners are advised to check with us on the decommission of those existing WebServices.

For further details, please refer to https://api.pilship.com/pil/prd/

Sponsorship

All the API consumer organization must obtain PIL business owner for the approval of the API interconnection with PIL. It is mandatory to obtain permission from the business owner to allow the external organization to use PIL APIs.  This request is to be submitted as ISD Incident ticket via https://lms.pilship.com

API Competency Center

API Competency Center has been assist setup to assist our partner in better adopt the API published.
Please contact api.administrator@sgp.pilship.com for any related question about API.

We look forward to work with you on adopting these integration methods via API.  Thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding.