Platform Architecture and Implementation Guidelines
The previous chapter presented various systems that contribute to the support of the derivatives business. The collection of all those systems was treated as a single logical software platform, alternatively called a derivatives IT platform (DIP) or a derivatives systems platform (DSP). Throughout this chapter, it is simply referred to as a platform.
Corporations must design and implement scalable infrastructures that simplify technology, streamline operations, and provide sufficient transparency to effectively manage operations and systems risk. The objective of this chapter is to discuss key design principles and guidelines of software architecture and implementation processes ...