White papers

Deliberate Practice of Software Testing in an Agile World

Exactpro is an open access software testing subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange Group.
Exactpro provides functional and non-functional testing services to the Group’s own markets, as well as other exchanges, market infrastructures, banks and financial firms worldwide. Fully dedicated to the quality assurance of FinTech software, the company employs one in eight of the LSE staff.

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CLA-2016: Using intelligent systems and structural analysis to assure orderly operations of the modern trading and exchange platforms

The sequence of operations is an important financial subject that has attracted the researchers' attention for many years. The quality of electronic trading platforms can be improved by validating the sequence of operations via two modes. The first one is detection and prevention of abusive behavior in the market. Surveillance systems ensure the monitoring of this parameter. The second one is verification of technical stability. Defect management is an essential part of improving software reliability by means of test tools. We propose that using data analysis and artificial intelligence can help significantly improve the quality of electronic trading.

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An Innovative Approach to Testing of Clearing and Settlement Systems

First and foremost, it is worth reviewing a typical clearing system infrastructure: there is a number of internal components, where each one is responsible for a variety of tasks, or possibly incorporates several tasks at a time. There is a significant amount of connections to the third-party systems, or in-house external systems, such as markets, market data providers, CSD, payment systems, and, of course, there is connectivity with clearing members. Having a lot of experience dealing testing such systems, the Exactpro team is used to encountering challenges on a daily basis. This paper focuses on the ones that are most prominent, and on the way Exactpro addresses them.

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EXTENT-2016: Machine Learning and Software Testing

Advances in data analysis and artificial intelligence rapidly change the world around us. The presence of machines that think will soon affect all industries, processes and occupations.
Keynote Speakers:
Iosif Itkin, Exactpro Systems

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