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 Vote for the 2011 People's Choice Award
It's the time of year when we like to celebrate our community. And as we did last year, we want you to choose your favorite author for the 2011 People's Choice Award. Voting will be open through January 27, 2012. The winner will be announced on January 30, 2012 on opensource.com. Voting is now... Read more
0 comments Posted 23 Jan 2012 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
The benefits of a transparent publishing calendar
Why would an editor let go of publishing power and give the master calendar over to a group of trusted people? That sounds like a disaster waiting to happen. But we did it. And it works. And this is another example of the power of open source.
1 comment Posted 19 Jan 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Why being human is the only way to win
I'm delighted to share the first of six videos from my conversation with our latest MIX Maverick Seth Godin. Seth needs no introduction--he's a 13-time bestselling author, serial entrepreneur and tireless game-changer. He is a one-man army when it comes to unleashing the passion and initiative... Read more
0 comments Posted 17 Jan 2012 by Polly LaBarre Feed
Open source is built on community, and opensource.com is no exception. To make this an effective resource, it helps us to know who you are and what's important to you. Please take a few minutes to fill out our quick reader survey. We'll be accepting responses through January 27. And of course, you... Read more
3 comments Posted 16 Jan 2012 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
If you want a culture of collaboration, you need to accept the LOLCats too
"Even with the sacred printing press, we got erotic novels 150 years before we got scientific journals." - Clay Shirky at TED Cannes in June 2010 This is one of my favorite quotes from one of my favorite people in the business, Clay Shirky. I particularly like it because it illustrates the period... Read more
1 comment Posted 11 Jan 2012 by sradick Feed
Management ideology: The last bastion of American hegemony
Here is a tricky question: How many living management gurus can you name who did not learn their trade in North America? I have asked many colleagues this question, and it's pretty hard to come up with a good list. For example, consider the individuals in last year's "Thinkers 50" ranking list... Read more
2 comments Posted 9 Jan 2012 by Julian Birkinshaw Feed
Is your organization fit for heretics?
"Nobody ever got fired for buying IBM." That chestnut has morphed from sales proposition to object lesson on the perils of clinging to convention in less than a generation. We've ditched the dark suits and "sincere" ties of our father's IBM for black turtlenecks and jeans, and we've embraced the... Read more
0 comments Posted 4 Jan 2012 by Polly LaBarre Feed
Open*Business: 2011 in review
The principles of open source continue to have a huge influence on the science of management. Collaboration, transparency, community, and rapid prototyping are used frequently to describe  management innovations that are taking place in companies around the world. We published a great collection... Read more
2 comments Posted 26 Dec 2011 by Jeff Mackanic (Red Hat) Feed
Open*Business 2011 best images
The visual components on opensource.com are an important element to the look and feel of our content. The images help set the tone for the site. The imagery embodies qualities such as motivational, editorial, authoritative (but not authoritarian), human, and optimism. Without our imagery, the... Read more
0 comments Posted 26 Dec 2011 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Open*Business 2011 best images
The visual components on opensource.com are an important element to the look and feel of our content. The images help set the tone for the site. The imagery embodies qualities such as motivational, editorial, authoritative (but not authoritarian), human, and optimism. Without our imagery, the... Read more
0 comments Posted 26 Dec 2011 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed

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