open source way

Red Hatter Sam Knuth shares how he measures and manages performance for his team of 100 people.
0 comments Posted 21 May 2015 by Sam Knuth (Red Hat) Feed
The end result of your efforts will be a gradual increase in the number of like-minded people willing and able to help share the burden of providing help to those who need it. And isn't that community empowerment one of the reasons we all like open source to begin with?
3 comments Posted 13 Mar 2015 by Scott Merrill Feed
Lettuce farming field for Open Food Week
In opposition to corporate control and intellectual property, we need systems and processes which emphasize sharing and collaboration for food systems work. A movement of practitioners is emerging who are applying open source philosophy to food systems work. Our goal in this article is to recognize... Read more
1 comment Posted 27 Nov 2014 by Kirsten Larsen Feed
Jeremy Hansen Iron Man costume
In this interview with Jeremy Hansen, software engineer and web developer at Red Hat, we explore his hobby for cosplay (short for costume play) and see the parallels to the open source way. Get some tips and tricks from the cosplay world.
0 comments Posted 30 Oct 2014 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
The Lean Startup is a book, a movement, and a method known by many. In short, it can be said that the Lean Startup philosophy "seeks to eliminate wasteful practices and increase value producing practices during the product development phase." But, let's take a step back and look at how it all got... Read more
0 comments Posted 13 Oct 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Whether you went to college or you didn't. Whether you interned at the company where you work now or started out in a completely different field. For many an important and valuable step before that first professional job is one in which they get their feet wet. In this series interns, college kids... Read more
0 comments Posted 27 Jul 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Recently I had the opportunity to watch a soccer game (football to the majority of the world). This game was one of the most amazing displays of team effort I’ve ever had the privilege of watching. (Here’s an obligatory link if you don’t know to which game I refer). Almost every score was... Read more
0 comments Posted 24 Jul 2014 by David Hurley Feed
The other day I heard the phrase every open source educator hates to hear: "Well, you get what you pay for..." So, this time in my talk to the group, instead of explaining that 'free' means 'free as in freedom' not 'free of cost', I changed it up. I replied, "You're right you do."
16 comments Posted 26 Jun 2014 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
I’m a big believer in collaboration. It's one of the main tenets of the open source way and a huge part of the design process. When done right, collaboration is about finding the right and diverse mix of people, collectively defining the problem and goals, and then collectively doing the work:... Read more
1 comment Posted 25 Jun 2014 by Mary Ann Bitter (Red Hat) Feed
Opensource.com Annual Reading List
Introducing this year's list Open source projects and practices have always enjoyed a complicated relationship to change. To change is to productively evolve. Working transparently and collaboratively excellerates the speed at which we can build wonderful things together. It also allows us to fail... Read more
11 comments Posted 24 Jun 2014 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed

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