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Standards through the Looking Glass: Disruption, Competition, and the role of Open Source and Open Communities

December 03, 2019

Join us Thursday, December 5th at 12pm EDT via WebEx for a guest presentation for the FINOS Financial Objects (FO) Project.

Guest speaker: Jim NortheyISO TC68 Technical Committee Financial Services Chair & Global Technical Committee Co-chair of FIX Trading Community will be presenting on the landscape of financial object models and a history since the year 2000. 

 

This Week at FINOS: Week of December 2, 2019

December 02, 2019
 
Here's what's happening in the week of December 2nd, 2019 within the FINOS community. Please feel free to forward this email to colleagues and industry partners who you think will be interested in FINOS. If someone forwarded this email to you and you'd like to subscribe, please send a note to  community+subscribe@finos.org and you'll be added to the mailing list.   
 
 

This Week at FINOS: Week of November 25, 2019

November 25, 2019
 
Thanks to everyone who attended the FINOS   Open Source Strategy Forum  in New York City last Wednesday. There is no denying the fun and excitement that's rapidly growing in Fintech open source. I was especially proud to see people from all over financial services networking, learning and innovating together. Thank you!
 

FDC3 Survey 2019

November 20, 2019

As we approach the end of the first year of the FDC3 1.0 standards, FINOS would like to  get your feedback on how well FDC3 - both the project community and the technical standard - is doing addressing the needs of financial organizations, and how we can better help and support both companies adopting FDC3 as well as contributors involved in building out and further developing the specification.

 

This Week at FINOS: Week of November 18, 2019

November 18, 2019
As the FINOS community heads towards New York City, this can only mean there's a couple of days until the Open Source Strategy Forum on 20th November. With talks from industry leads including Bjarne Stroustrup, Creator of C++ and Morgan Stanley Managing Director, Kathy Kam, Head of Open Source at Facebook and Chris Wright, CTO of Red Hat, now is not the time to miss out!
 
If you've still not registered for what promises to be a phenomenal FINOS event, you can still get one of the few remaining seats by visiting  https://opensourcestrategyforum.org/ 
 
With the end of the first year of the  FDC3 1.0 standards approaching, we’re asking for feedback on how well FDC3 is addressing the needs of financial organizations, how we can help you with adoption, and the health of the FDC3 contributor community. 
 
Your input will help us improve our support for your organization and the larger FDC3 community . Please take a few minutes to complete the  FDC3 Survey.
 
 
 
New Feature Alert :  Enhanced vulnerability scanning is coming to FINOS project repositories soon! To learn more about what's coming and find out more about the roll-out, and to additionally read up on the related Responsible Disclosure Forms check out  FINOS Responsible Disclosure for Security Vulnerabilities
 
Are you an early or growth-stage fintech with innovative solutions for financial institutions and insurance companies? Growth-stage tech company with a product appropriate for financial services? Applications are open to the The New York Fintech Innovation Lab, run by the Partnership for New York City and Accenture. Alumni of this program include FINOS members such as OpenFin. 
 
 
And now, here's what's happening in  the week of November 18 2019 within the FINOS community.  Please feel free to forward this email to colleagues and industry partners who you think will be interested in FINOS. If someone forwarded this email to you and you'd like to subscribe, please send a note to  community+subscribe@finos.org and you'll be added to the mailing list.
 
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OSSF PRIMER: From laggard to open source power house—a transformative journey to successfully build a strong open source culture

November 14, 2019

UnlockOpen Principal, Tobie Langel, is speaking at the FINOS flagship event, the Open Source Strategy Forum (OSSF) this November 20th in New York City. 

His talk "From laggard to open source power house—a transformative journey to successfully build a strong open source culture" will give look at what happened behind the scenes of companies which successfully transformed their culture to morph into open source power houses, and how your company can do so too. 

What follows is some primer material to his OSSF talk.

 

Developer Scholarships - Made Possible by GitHub

November 12, 2019

GitHub is making Developer Scholarships available for developers and technologists at the FINOS flagship event, the Open Source Strategy Forum (OSSF) this November 20th in New York City. 

While there are many new features attendees will notice at the 2019 Open Source Strategy Forum, one of the ones we're most proud of is our increased focus on developers, and the trickle-down effect of there being more developers in attendance on November 20.  
 

OSSF PRIMER: Improving the Impact of your Enterprise Open Source Development and Participation

November 12, 2019

Linux Foundation AI (LF AI) Foundation Executive Director, Ibrahim Haddad, is speaking at the FINOS flagship event, the Open Source Strategy Forum (OSSF) this November 20th in New York City. 

His talk "Improving the Impact of your Enterprise Open Source Development and Participation" will offer a practical guide to a number of practices that enterprises can adopt to help them grow their footprint in open source projects. Furthermore, the talk touches on the challenges enterprises face and how to overcome them. 

What follows is some primer material to his OSSF talk.

 

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