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Open Source in Finance Podcast: Jevon Beckles, Scott Logic & Alexandra Stratigos, FINOS

May 11, 2022
In this episode of the podcast - Grizz sits down with Jevon Beckles of Scott Logic & Alexandra Stratigos of FINOS to discuss the forming of the FINOS DEI (Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion) Special Interest Group that has just been announced the FINOS Community - but has been around for years in other forms. We also discuss inclusion of all the humans into this niche of open source technology in financial services and fintech - but also how to be more inclusive of non-developer types into this community as well.
Episode show notes and transcript are available below.

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About the Open Source in FINANCE Podcast

The FINOS Open Source in Finance Podcast celebrates open source projects and interesting topics at the cross section of financial services and open source. So far, our industry experts have discussed practical applications of and their real-world experiences with a range of open source projects including desktop interoperability, low code platforms, synthetic data, and data modeling. They’ve also discussed best practices for inner source, common myths about open source and why commercial companies choose to introduce open source offerings. Tune in and subscribe to hear what comes next.


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