Governs development of Symphony core and extension component through an open and transparent decision making process, a meritocracy driven influence on the project, while ensuring IP cleanliness and enterprise viability for all projects. See our Foundation Governance.
Through Member Working Groups and industry surveys, and with the input of the community-at-large, ensures the widest adoption and interoperability for the Symphony Platform, leveraging and, where applicable, defining industry wide standards. Become a member today!
Hosts open source development and releases of the Symphony Platform, API clients/SDKs, extension and integration patterns, utilities, libraries & Dev tools, horizontal and 3rd party platform integrations, fostering security and compliance best practices. Get involved and join the Community today!
Enable productive 2-way participation to the open source process from Member organizations and community at large, with enablement campaigns, open source readiness programs and new contributor/committer on-ramps. Let us know how we can help to help enabling your Member organization.
September 13th, 2016
Gabriele Columbro, Symphony Software Foundation Executive Director, on mission, values and roadmap of the SSF
August 8th, 2016
OpenFin & Symphony Software Foundation Join Forces to Drive Fintech Standardization
June 20, 2016
SSF recognized as a key player in FinServ Open Collaboration on Symphony
May 17, 2016
A recap of our first Members Meeting in New York City
May 26, 2015
New Foundation Promotes Innovation Through Open-Source Access to the Symphony Source Code
October 4th, 2016
Gabriele Columbro, SSF Executive Director, will participate to a thought leadership panel on Open Source in Financial Services at FinJS. FinJS is invite-only and includes executives & other thought-leaders from banks, buy-side and industry-leading technology platforms.
October 5th, 2016
The Symphony Software Foundation Open Development infrastructure will power the “The New World Symphony” developer event, for a day of collaborative and open source coding, getting us one step closer to the future of work.
October 6th, 2016
The Symphony Software Foundation is a proud Gold Sponsor of the Symphony Innovate event. Symphony Innovate 2016 connects 300 global IT and financial executives, engineers, and thought-leaders to experience how technology will create the “Future of Work" for the financial services industry.
Through fully client side end-to-end encryption technology for data in motion and at rest, Symphony provides a secure messaging framework which satisfies privacy needs of individuals and Enterprises.
Extend the Symphony experience to implement your custom business solutions or integrate your 3rd party product, through the multiple API sets provided on the server and client side.
Through the usage of signals, hashtags and cashtags, Symphony enables a drastic reduction of signal-to-noise ratio in your communications and a fully integrated flow of information between chats and external information feeds.
Through advanced client side technologies, Symphony provides cross platform Desktop integration which allows the Symphony experience to be integrated in everyday knowledge workers tools of choice.
API clients, SDKs, libraries and scripts to provide a rapid and effective developer experience.
General purpose extensions of the Symphony experience and applications running on the Symphony platform, to solve common industry problems.
Integrations with 3rd party platforms and other enterprise software, to enable wider adoption in the enterprise and support extended workflow and productivity intra- and inter-organization.
The Financial Services industry leverages Symphony for internal and external communication, feeding of financial information and market data as well in integration with trading platforms.
The Symphony Software Foundation welcomes contributions members of the Financial Services community, riding the wave of innovation and interoperability that this industry is witnessing.
For more information check out the Symphony website.
Connect, Collaborate, Deliver
Symphony’s secure, cloud-based communications service delivers the next wave in organizational productivity where markets and individuals come together to create vibrant communities in which to share content, insights and opinions without compromising on organizational compliance. Learn more about Symphony.
Anyone can contribute code and become a committer the Symphony Software Foundation. The code will be hosted in our source code repository and licensed under Apache License v2. Take a look the type of projects hosted by the Foundation and start contributing following our Code Contribution Process.
If you are a Member Organization you can participate to and initiate new Working Groups, to collaboratively work on common industry problems and identify solutions based on the Symphony Platform.
Enhance, provide feedback and help shaping our Foundation governance and transparent decision-making, by joining our Wiki.
Join our mailing lists, depending on your level of affiliation with the Foundation. See how to Get in Touch.
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Validation driven, KISS, crawl/walk/run, agile
Open Communication, Open Source & Standards, Open Architecture
Public decision making process, records, clear communication
Invites contribution from members and community at-large. Our strength is in the network.
Fosters bottom up, reputation driven influence on the project
Participation should be easy & engaging, because developers love it
Products integrate easily with de facto DevOps standards and Cloud PaaS
IP Cleanliness, Predictable product lifecycle, compliance and security
Drives business and overall strategy.
Develop and manage projects under the Foundation umbrella.
Provides high level technical governance and roadmap alignment between the projects in the Foundation.
Our community-at-large, providing code and documentation contributions, with a meritocracy-driven path to committership.
Member driven committees impacting design, architecture and standardization choices in the platform.
The Engineering Steering Committee is responsible for the active maintenance and management of the Symphony Open Source Project, including establishing product roadmaps and the development, testing, acceptance, commitment and publication of new features.
The ESCo is the technical arm of the Foundation. The membership elects two representatives to the ESCo.
Find out more about the ESCo proceedings and composition in the Foundation Wiki.
The Foundation thrives because of its Members and community at-large. World leading companies have joined the Symphony Software Foundation to build business communication and workflow solutions in an open and collaborative way, at the pace of Open Source. See Membership Benefits and Become a Member today!Read the Membership Prospectus
Member organizations participate to collaborative Working Groups which influence the design, standards and architecture decisions in the development of Symphony core and extensions, fostering adoption and interoperability. Working Groups enable wider adoption and interoperability for the Platform even prior to code being developed. Take a look at existing Working Groups or propose the creation of a new Working Group.
Through periodical industry surveys, the Foundation provides his members with unique insight on the usage of the Symphony platform in different industries, global security / compliance trends and open source readiness, driving focused and informed investments in the Platform and in your organization.
Unique positioning in the Foundation worldwide evangelism campaigns, conferences and online presence.