A recap of the August 25 #OpenOrgChat

Is being open worth the effort?

Worth it?
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Becoming (or remaining) an open organization is challenging. This month, the open organization community at Opensource.com discussed those challenges—and so much more—during our #OpenOrgChat on Twitter. If you missed it, check out the recap below as you prepare for our next chat.

Q1: What's the most recent challenge you've overcome in an OpenOrg?

Q2: What are the largest barriers to effective #collaboration in OpenOrgs? Strategies to enhance collaboration?

Q3: What makes balancing "community" and "brand" in an OpenOrg most difficult?

Q4: How to implement systems for evaluation/merit when working with external contributors and communities?

Q5: In OpenOrg, great ideas keep coming. How to stay agile and respond while getting stuff done?

Q6: What's challenging about being open when working in support of a specific business strategy?

Q7: How have you handled bringing in new people unfamiliar with an open organization?

Q8: What tools have helped alleviate a frustration or challenge your team faced?

Q9: What's the largest impediment to #transparency in an OpenOrg?

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The Open Organization - The Open Organization aims to reshape the future of management and collaboration in companies and organizations who want to transform the way they do business. Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst wrote The Open Organization: Igniting Passion and Performance about his leadership transition from...