Community Blog

Community Blog

FINOS Open Source Readiness

The FINOS Open Source Readiness SIG’s (Special Interest Group) main mission is to engage with financial institutions and help them address challenges encountered when venturing into the world of open source consumption and collaboration, often to accelerate technology innovation and efficiency.

Open Source in Finance Podcast: Project Updates & Hot Topics - James McLeod, FINOS

August 24, 2022

In this episode of the podcast, Niamh interviews James McLeod, Director of Community at FINOS. We talk project updates and what's happening in the FINOS community.

Episode show notes and transcript are available below.

Open Source in Finance Podcast: Open Source in Finance 101 - What is an OSPO

In this episode of the podcast, Grizz interviews Ana Jiménez Santamaría, the OSPO Program Manager of the TODO Group.

Episode show notes and transcript are available below.

FINOS Q3 2022 All Community Call

August 12, 2022
The Q3 All Community Call gave updates on the recent FINOS Governing Board Meeting, key takeaways from the Open Source Finance Forum London and much more.

Video from the event and slides are available below.

Open Source Benefits For Financial Services - OS in Finance 101

This article gives a high-level view of the advantages of open source for stakeholders in financial services institutions, as well as the ecosystem that supports them. 

Why use and contribute to open source in finance? Open source's power is found in leveraging a collaborative development as well as the security and quality of code, with more eyeballs on the code. Banks and fintechs can lower costs of development, speed up time to market, and reduce vendor lock-in.

There are many other advantages for financial services industry firms as well with open source, but the first Open Source in Finance 101 will discuss:

  • Why use and then contribute back to open source in financial services.
  • How financial services developers can produce a better product by leveraging collaborative development
  • How security and quality of source code can be improved through open source

Open Source in Finance Podcast: How to be a good corporate citizen in open source, Dawn Foster

In this episode of the podcast, Grizz interviews Dawn Foster, Director Open Source Community Strategy at VMware. 

This is the beginning of our series on the bedrock benefits of open source. Dawn and Grizz talk about how collaboration breeds creativity, how to be a good corporate citizen in open source, and also about Dawn's path, and how she's been able to turn her fascination in open source communities into a career.

Episode show notes and transcript are available below.

Open Source in Finance Podcast: August 2022 Debrief

In this episode of the podcast, we return to our FINOS Debrief episodes (now monthly) that wrap up the past month in the FINOS Ecosystem - and look forward to the next month and beyond.

Episode show notes and transcript are available below.

Open Source in Finance Podcast: Open Source in Finance Forum (OSFF) London Wrap Up

In this episode of the podcast, FINOS CTO Jane Gavronsky, Senior Technical Architect Rob Moffat, and Head of Marketing Grizz Griswold do a retrospective of the most recent edition of the Open Source in Finance Forum (OSFF) London from July 2022. We talk about the keynotes, the hallway track, roundtables, and key takeaways from the event. 

Episode show notes and transcript are available below.

No More Posts