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It's Time to Get Serious About Software Testing, Says SEC Roundtable

Commentators observing the SEC markets technology roundtable held in Washington DC this week say the roundtable participants didn't get specific enough when it came to software testing and that the industry should look at how other industries, including aerospace, test and validate products before putting them to market.
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6. Buggy

The discussion focused a lot of software bugs, but there are a lot of other errors that aren't in software, such as in the way infrastructure is configured.

— Steve Rubinow, Chief Information Officer, FXall said during a live Wall Street & Technology Videocast immediately following the SEC roundtable about how the SEC discussion ignored other problems that could cause trading glitches.

Source: Live Videocast: How Market Participants Can Prevent and Respond To Technology Errors In Real-Time

 

Greg MacSweeney is editorial director of InformationWeek Financial Services, whose brands include Wall Street & Technology, Bank Systems & Technology, Advanced Trading, and Insurance & Technology. View Full Bio

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