Open Source Maturity Model (OSMM)
The Open Source Maturity Model allows you to understand where your organization is on its open source journey by providing a snapshot of its current stage of maturity.
The model is an open source project and is free to use, study, improve, and redistribute according to the license requirements.
Useful Links and Resources
Below you can find a list of useful links and resources; you can find more on FINOS Knowledge Base page.
Adding and Updating OSR SIG Documentation
Open Source Readiness welcomes new contributions and updates to SIG documentation.
Please make your
markdown changes and contributions to the following Open Source Readiness folder.
How to contribute documentation using GitHub
The following resources demonstrate how to edit
markdown and contribute to projects on GitHub using pull requests.
- About writing and formatting on GitHub
- Basic writing and formatting syntax
- About pull requests
- Creating a pull request
FINOS OSR Resources
The OSR SIG has produced several resources to help financial services firms along their open source journey. Most of these are also open source projects that you can contribute to on GitHub.
Open Source License Compliance Handbook
A guide for complying with a wide range of open source licenses in common use cases. It's an invaluable resource for enabling developers to manage the most common compliance tasks without unnecessary legal and compliance review.
Reference FOSS Policy
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.
- View the policy
Whitepaper: Business Value of Open Source for Financial Services Firms
A whitepaper laying out the business case for open source engagement. A helpful aid for pitching open source to decision-makers on the business side of financial institutions.
- Download a copy of the whitepaper.
Checklist: Establishing an Open Source Compliance Program
We built some high-level workflows for common open source compliance processes, along with a checklist that helps establishing an open source compliance program within your firm.
- View the checklist