Software developers launching new Origo-compatible products will need to submit them for assessment ...
Software developers launching new Origo-compatible products will need to submit them for assessment if they are to carry an "Origo seal of approval", the standards organisation says.
The new approval process has been launched to ensure consistency of application across the financial services industry, and make sure that new software products fully adhere to the Origo Standards.
Initial focus will be on ensuring products meet standards for transferring data between providers and advisers.
Origo says if the monitoring of data transfer standards is successful, it is likely to roll out the programme to other standards.
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