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Open Source in Finance Podcast: Understanding the InnerSource Checklist

June 03, 2021

In this episode of the podcast, Silona Bonewald of IEEE SA OPEN talks about the Understanding the InnerSource Checklist, that was originally developed while she was at PayPal. She is joined by Clare Dillon of FINOS Associate Member InnerSource Commons about how this checklist can help build upon the maturity matrix (that the FINOS InnerSource SIG is discussing now), plus other questions on InnerSource.

Episode show notes are available below.

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Abstract: Come learn more about an InnerSource checklist developed at PayPal. Hear more success stories with InnerSource and how we codified our practices to help more teams at PayPal and beyond.

Silona Bonewald will share a checklist that guides you through various steps needed to produce software using the InnerSource approach, whether it’s company-wide or just for one team. She will also explore how the checklist is evolving now at IEEE and how they are adding to it via templates and automation.

Silona’s talk was followed by a Q&A, moderated by Clare Dillon, of InnerSource Commons.

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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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