This Week At FINOS

This Week At FINOS

This Week at FINOS: Week of July 12, 2021

July 11, 2021
Here's what's happening in the week of July 12th, 2021 within the FINOS community. Please forward this email to colleagues and industry partners who you think will be interested in FINOS. 

Have you experienced the impact and value of creating rapid engineering prototypes through your financial services open source or InnerSource teams? 

This week, Scott Logic kicked off their open source contribution to the FINOS KDB+ Project with the KDB Studio 2 Prototype using Electron and JavaScript. Well done for demonstrating the art of the possible through rapid prototyping in code. Look out for the demo at KDB+ on July 12th!

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Monday, July 12th

  •  9am ET / 2pm BST.  KDB Project call
    • Last week Scott logic kicked off their open source contribution to the FINOS KBD project with KBD Studio 2 Prototype using Electron and Javascript. Today will be the live demo!
    • Calendar invite | Webex | Agenda

  • 11am ET / 4pm BST. FINOS InnerSource Special Interest Group


Tuesday, July 13h


Wednesday, July 14th

  • No project or SIG meetings planned for today.

Thursday, July 15th

  • 9am ET / 2pm BST.  FDC3 Channels, Feeds & Transactions Discussion group
    • There are currently 11 open issues in the FDC3 repository, under consideration for the 2.0 release, that relate to the existing concept of channels (both the 'system channels' used via the desktop agent API, and 'app channels' interacted with through the Channels API) and new concepts we've discussed introducing: transactions (a standardized way to make a request and receive a response back) and feeds (a standardized way to request a stream of data, such as a pricing stream).
    • Calendar invite | Webex | Agenda


  • 10am ET / 3pm BST.   Cloud Service Certification Project Bi-Weekly Meeting
    • Cloud Service Certification accelerates the development, deployment and adoption of services provided for AWS, Azure and Google in a way that meets existing regulatory and internal security controls.
    • Calendar invite | Webex | Agenda

Friday, July 16th

  • 9am ET/ 2pm BST.  FDC3 PMC Meeting


  • The FDC3 Product Management Committee (PMC) is responsible for coordinating the work of the FDC3 Standard Working Group, as well as FDC3-related planning and communications. 
  • Calendar invite | Webex | Agenda


Upcoming events:

    • Join us Thursday, July 29th at 11am ET (4pm BST) via WebEx for the Legend Community Meeting: New Features Deep Dive to learn about the most recently open sourced features.

Have a great week and please contact me at if you have any questions and especially if you would like to present at a future FINOS virtual meetup.


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