Improving onboarding and testing via automation may be more than a differentiator, it may be important for long term viability. The complexity, high transaction rates, the requirement for extreme low latency, the emergence of autonomous algorithmic trading agents in the market, a number of spectacular market anomalies and the resultant regulatory response have increased the scrutiny of venue quality, stability, and testing infrastructure.
The lack of continuous availability to test environments that operate autonomously, the need to provide a more robust testing system, the lack of breadth and depth of testing as well as the reliance on manual testing; all lower the perceived value of certification and onboarding.
This document is a summary of how recommended procedures can enhance quality and service strategies for venues.
FIX Infrastructure The financial industry is constantly evolving, driven by a mix of new business and regulatory requirements. The implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II in Europe, for instance, is spurring a tectonic technology transition. With these rapid changes in the industry and the rising cost of errors in production systems, the quality […] July 5, 2018
FIX Infrastructure 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. In this video, Pawan Sharma – VP Global Services at Itiviti – delves into the factors that have driven the evolution of testing practices and the key challenges that […] June 19, 2018
Execution Following the merger between Itiviti and ULLINK in March 2018, Richard Bentley – Chief Product Officer of the combined company – talks to The TRADE about the new company at IDX London 2018. On the agenda: the rationale behind the merger, the company’s individual and combined strengths, product strategy going forward, key priorities for the […] June 11, 2018
FIX Infrastructure 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. As trading systems have become more and more complex, the demands on testing tools have simultaneously grown, paving the way for their evolution into increasingly refined […] June 7, 2018
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