For a good night’s sleep – write your tests first

Almost every software developer in an interview can tell you why testing is important, some might be able to explain what test-driven development is all about, but very few actually practice what they preach and almost none consistently have all test cases written before starting development.


Risk Focus targets ESMA trade reporting with first commercial product

With less than three months until the end of October deadline for the European Securities and Market Authority’s (ESMA’s) new level 2 derivatives trade reporting requirements, Risk Focus has been shopping around a solution to help firms measure their compliance to the new regulations. The product, Validate.Trade, represents the first of several planned commercial products from a company that has spent 14 years building customized risk and trade processing solutions.