communities

Last week, we looked at some of the numbers that define the OpenStack community and the projects that they have built. But how do these numbers stack up against other large open source projects, and more importantly, what do they tell us about OpenStack? What can be learned from the successes and... Read more
0 comments Posted 25 Jun 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Late last month, the Debian project voted to adopt a community code of conduct, a set of guidelines for acceptable participation in its official communication channels. Members agreed to abide by the following principles: Be respectful Assume good faith Be collaborative Try to be concise Be open... Read more
6 comments Posted 23 Jun 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Late last month, the Debian project voted to adopt a community code of conduct, a set of guidelines for acceptable participation in its official communication channels. Members agreed to abide by the following principles: Be respectful Assume good faith Be collaborative Try to be concise Be open... Read more
0 comments Posted 23 Jun 2014 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
open source communities
Nothing is more powerful than people coming together for a common cause. This happens every day in open source. We write code, make commits, update Bugzilla’s, add new features, design new interfaces, add documentation, promote our projects, and strengthen the open source community with each... Read more
2 comments Posted 19 Apr 2013 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Secret ingredient in open source
Open source has a secret. Do you know what it is? It has to do with a common characteristic found across successful open source communities that set them apart from others. For those that are new to open source, understanding the intricacies of how open source communities share, communicate, and... Read more
3 comments Posted 10 Dec 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
carrot + stick < love
With a background on negotiation theory, David brings a fresh and interesting perspective on the behavioral norms of open source communities.
0 comments Posted 18 Oct 2012 by Luis Ibanez Feed
open source lightning talks
Dave Neary manages open source standards at Red Hat, so he thinks a lot about what makes open source communities work and what makes them unique. First, everything we are doing in open source is not brand new. People have gone before us; we should take notice of the lessons they learned and learn... Read more
0 comments Posted 21 Sep 2012 by Dave Neary (Red Hat) Feed
OSCON podium
David Eaves (read his opensource.com posts) is an open government and open data expert with a background in negotiation theory. In his OSCON 2012 keynote today, Eaves described how the broad open source community has spent a lot of time wrestling with the art of community management and told... Read more
0 comments Posted 18 Jul 2012 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
How do we reuse hackathon code?
With the sheer number of civic hackathons starting to reach a critical mass, some are asking whether the energy and drive embodied by these events can be directed to reusing existing applications or projects started at earlier events. This is an important issue, as some projects worked on at... Read more
0 comments Posted 6 Jun 2012 by Sheba Najmi Feed
Reimagining capitalism—as principled, patient, and truly social
While the global financial meltdown and its aftershocks have unleashed a flood of indignation, condemnation, and protest upon Wall Street, the crisis has exposed a deeper distrust and implacable resentment of capitalism itself.
19 comments Posted 20 Mar 2012 by Gary Hamel Feed

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