18 Dec 2015: This week’s highlighted articles
Following a merger of the Forward Markets Commission (FMC) with Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) earlier this autumn, it has now become compulsory for commodity brokers and traders to test their trading systems as well as software tools, in consultation with the exchanges.


Carmakers looking for acceptance of new vehicles in Germany will be required to give regulators access to their software, under measures being readied by the German government in light of the Volkswagen emissions scandal; where the car manufacturer has admitted to installing a ‘defeat device’ to pass emissions tests for its diesel makes.


Scott Arnold and Prabhu Raman share a British Gas case study in partnership with Cognizant Technology Solutions, on successfully implementing the SAP Solution Manager Toolset at Britain’s largest energy and home services provider.


As 2015 draws to a close, it’s fascinating to see what is in store for us in the new year. What trends must prevail in order for the end users to benefit from faster, more secure applications and ensure organisations can meet the growing push for continuous delivery and speed to market.


This year has seen numerous security occurrences and big headlines at organisations extending from the US Office of Personnel Management to the Ashley Madison site. Now, as we head into the new year, Unisys Corporation foresees that security experts around the globe will have to adopt a new outlook in 2016, embracing innovative methods, for example, micro-segmentation to counter progressively complex assaults by digital criminals.