The Open Source Readiness (OSR) Program is a key strategic initiative for FINOS. Many financial services firms are just beginning to engage with open source as more than consumers and are grappling with the legal, cultural, and technical challenges involved for the first time. The OSR Program provides information, practical tools, and support to FINOS members and the broader financial services industry as they navigate these challenges.
The OSR Program has produced several valuable practical resources for firms developing their open source strategy and process:
The Reference FOSS Policy is a comprehensive model corporate policy for consuming, contributing to, and publishing open source software. It's a great starting point for firms adopting their first open source policy or revising an existing one. Download the Word version.