Community Blog

Community Blog

OS in Finance Webinar - Understanding the InnerSource Checklist with Silona Bonewald

May 19, 2021

At one of our most recent FINOS Open Source in Finance Meetups, Silona Bonewald, Executive Director of IEEE SA OPEN discusses the InnerSource checklist, initially developed at PayPal, and how you can use it to help create your own inner source successes.

This video is from a live virtual meetup conducted in the UK and US on 5 May 2021.

HubSpot Video


Understanding the InnerSource Checklist

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.


Read Silona's Book - Understanding the InnerSource Checklist




This Week at FINOS Blog - See what is happening at FINOS each week.

FINOS Landscape - See our landscape of FINOS open source and open standard projects.

Community Calendar - Scroll through the calendar to find a meeting to join.

FINOS Slack Channels - The FINOS Slack provides our Community another public channel to discuss work in FINOS and open source in finance more generally.

All FINOS Project Good First Issues - A good place to start contributing to, and making a difference in, open source in financial services is by taking a look at the FINOS Good First Issues (GFI) List on GitHub.

Project Status Dashboard - See a live snapshot of our community contributors and activity.

Events - Check out our upcoming events or email if you'd like to partner with us or have an event idea.

FINOS Virtual "Meetups" Videos & Slides - Access replays of our virtual "meetups" based around the FINOS Community and Projects since we can't all be in the same room right now.

FINOS Open Source in Fintech Podcasts - Subscribe and listen to the first open source in fintech and banking podcast for deeper dives on our virtual "meetup" and other topics.

Interested in this FINOS open source project, or any of our other projects? Click the link below to see how to get involved in the FINOS Community.

Get Involved