Business

renaissance share
A few months ago, I joined Red Hat as a marketing apprentice (intern) in Paris, France—where I am also continuing my studies at France Business School—and it became clear to me that my vision of what open source is and what it means to be part of the community has changed. This evolution has... Read more
2 comments Posted 19 Nov 2012 by Florian Monfort Feed
Open brand
In the extremely overcrowded open source marketplace, marketing managers find it difficult to think of innovative ways to raise their brand's visibility. With so many brands jostling for attention, the low signal-to-noise ratio might tempt marketers into adopting an "everything but the kitchen sink... Read more
3 comments Posted 5 Nov 2012 by Sandro Groganz Feed
open innovation
Optimization, with its Lean Sig Sigma standard-bearer, has always been the objective of management for the industrial era, designed to control variability and increase productivity. In the information age, with the pace of change accelerating, innovation commercialization will be equally as... Read more
0 comments Posted 1 Nov 2012 by Ben Biddle Feed
robobee
A provocative research finding is that 75-90% of all large organizational projects fail to meet their original objectives, (Patterson et al. (2006)). The same research suggests human practices and behaviors—more than technical or financial matters—are at the root of the breakdowns.
0 comments Posted 23 Oct 2012 by Michael Lennon Feed
consensus
Determined to foster a culture of continuous feedback, enable coaching relationships outside traditional hierarchies, and encourage meaningful recognition among his engineering team, Gilt Groupe's John Quinn began experimenting with Rypple—a disruptive social performance management platform. Usage... Read more
0 comments Posted 18 Oct 2012 by Nicholas Stein Feed
intelligent swarming
The path to collaboration is usually paved with the best intentions. We all know too well that this can happen when a meeting is called. A bad one can completely derail needed work, but a good one can leave a team feeling energized, even excited.  You can't control every meeting you're in, but you... Read more
0 comments Posted 16 Oct 2012 by bascha (Red Hat) Feed
Jim Whitehurst at TedXRaleigh
Jim Whitehurst presented on Saturday morning at the 2012 installment of TEDxRaleigh, speaking to a sold-out crowd in Raleigh’s Lincoln Theatre. Now in its third year, TEDxRaleigh has brought together local innovators, researchers and thought leaders to give local flair to a wildly successful... Read more
6 comments Posted 13 Oct 2012 by Anna Eusebio (Red Hat) Feed
hack the system
The Bank of New Zealand was founded in 1861 and, on the verge of bankruptcy, purchased by the National Australia Bank Group in 1992. The acquisition was completed in 2003. It was rebranded BNZ, with a new logo and colors in 2008, to better align with its parent company, now known as NAB. BNZ... Read more
0 comments Posted 11 Oct 2012 by Chris Bayliss Feed
Ron Wilder and Jim Whitehurst at Big Idea Forum
Every year, Marbles in downtown Raleigh holds their annual Big Idea Forum. The lunchtime discussion aims to highlight ways corporate and community leaders shape organizations and people through inspiration and innovation. Jim Whitehurst, President & CEO of Red Hat, Inc., opened up to Ron Wilder... Read more
3 comments Posted 9 Oct 2012 by Anna Eusebio (Red Hat) Feed
Experience
Word on the street is, Drupal is hiring. Well, Drupal shops to be exact. But the lack of experienced Drupal developers and themers is hurting the ecosystem. Chances are, you've recently visited a website running Drupal. (This is one of them.) How many projects out there want to be using Drupal but... Read more
41 comments Posted 1 Oct 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed

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