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    Provider Testing

    Details of what activities form the basis of testing for API provider systems.

    Provider systems SHALL undertake a three stage testing process:

    Technical Accreditation

    Provider systems SHALL be (or have previously been) tested and accreditated to establish baseline Spine connectivity prerequisites:

    Technical Conformance

    Provider systems SHALL be tested for technical conformance of the following before they can be listed on the product catalogue:

    Provider systems SHALL be tested for conformance to one or more of the following capability packs:

    Solution Assurance

    Solution assurance ensures that the correct level of safety, governance, and security has been accepted, understood and signed off by the organisation providing the APIs.

    Witness Testing

    Provider systems SHALL undergo witness testing to validate conformance to requirements which can’t easily be automated.

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