Sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, right? Perhaps, but now that FINOS has officially launched, we’ve been focusing on bridging the gaps in understanding and perspective that exist between traditional front office executives and the growing ranks of technologists within financial services firms, including in the C suite.
Symphony hosted its first Developer Meetup at Google New York on 5/16. More than 50 attendees enjoyed sessions on Machine Learning and building intelligent bots inside their firm using Symphony's API Clients and Development tools.
On the back of our launch Tuesday, FINOS’ mission to drive open innovation in finance is now underway. While this endeavor has a laundry list of priorities, we’ll admit to having a few objectives that are first among equals. Empowering the developers and other technology professionals in this industry, especially engaging with them in a vibrant community, is at the top of our list.
Last week we welcomed open source expert Jim Jagielski to the New York Open Source Fintech Meetup, where he gave an engaging presentation about implementing open source programs: why financial services firms and fintechs need them and how to establish and run an effective one. Check out Jim’s full presentation below.
It’s no secret that Travis CI loves open source. Travis CI is the home of open source testing and is available to use for any open source software project out there. It helps ensure that best practices are followed, and helps improve overall software quality.