community management

Nicole Engard recaps an OSCON workshop on how to plan and run tech events.
2 comments Posted 29 Jul 2015 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
If you're interested in managing a great community and/or being great leader, check out these 7 recommended reads.
2 comments Posted 24 Jul 2015 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
We've seen a remarkable growth in community all over the world—people are getting together to make things, do things, hack, etc. This simple idea of people getting together to make communities makes Jono Bacon excited. He hosted a half-day workshop at OSCON about community management, where he... Read more
0 comments Posted 23 Jul 2015 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
PhD student Dawn Foster previews her OSCON 2015 talk about measuring the health and success of an open source community.
0 comments Posted 16 Jul 2015 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
As part of our OSCON speaker interview series, Stormy Peters talks about the current state of community management and where it's going.
0 comments Posted 6 Jul 2015 by Ben Cotton Feed
In an open organization, measuring performance for particular roles like community managers may not be straightforward, especially when comparing those roles to others with more defined success metrics, goals, and outcomes.
7 comments Posted 2 Jun 2015 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
ScrollBack is a new, open source community management tool that aspires to offer the extensive reach of social media, the engagement and archival abilities of forums, and the interactive and real time experience of chat.
0 comments Posted 9 Apr 2015 by Nitish Tiwari Feed
Open source developers find themselves in a complex position that requires them to be experts not only in their technical field, but also in communication and collaboration.
0 comments Posted 8 Apr 2015 by Ben Lloyd Pearson Feed
Dealing with many different viewpoints can be a challenge for many open source community moderators. Moodle's Samantha Gartner explains how her team prioritizes feature requests and manages community feedback.
0 comments Posted 1 Apr 2015 by Samantha Gartner Feed
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Low-quality contributors don't bring much other than noise: they are a net drain on resources because other good contributors have to take time away to support them. Everyone should come to the open source community with a desire to find solutions, and then we can work together. If some need... Read more
21 comments Posted 10 Mar 2015 by Jono Bacon Feed

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