End-to-end testing of trading environments is essential for financial services firms today – yet it can seem daunting to implement these complex systems, especially if it involves an overarching overhaul...
It goes without saying that it’s imperative for trading technologists to thoroughly test their systems before the put them in a production environment.
In previous blog posts, we have discussed the importance of trading infrastructure testing and the regulatory and operational impetus driving its necessity.
End-to-end testing of trading infrastructure is critical in today’s increasingly heavily regulated environment – but compliance comes at a price.
As trading processes become ever more sophisticated and regulators race to catch up, the end-to-end testing of trading infrastructure is an increasingly crucial component of compliance.
Testing in the financial industry is changing, both as a consequence of new regulatory requirements and in response to changing perceptions of the value it generates.
Over the years, testing has increasingly become a strategic activity that is seen less as a cost and more as an opportunity to maximize efficiency and support business activity.
While trading products continue to raise trading platform complexities, the need to automate end-to-end testing is essential to ensure the ever growing number of flow permutations perform as expected.