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3 essential skills for fostering productive debate in your IT team

3 essential skills for fostering productive debate in your IT team
Passionate, productive debate fuels many open communities and organizations. Here's how to bring it into your IT team.Read more

How to make branding decisions in an open community

How to make branding decisions in an open community
On April 18, Docker founder Solomon Hykes made a big announcement via a pull request in the main Docker repo: "Docker is transitioning all of its...Read more

Making open decisions at scale

Making open decisions at scale
In a start-up organization, anticipating how a decision will impact the people you work with is relatively easy. If you don't know, you just ask them...Read more

A user's guide to failing faster

A user's guide to failing faster
Want to build an agile IT culture? Then fail fast—and fail well.Read more

What to do when you're feeling underutilized

What to do when you're feeling underutilized
Members of your open organization need to feel challenged and stretched. Listen to them when they ask to make bigger impacts.Read more

Openness is key to working with Gen Z

Openness is key to working with Gen Z
Members of Generation Z operate openly by default. Are you ready to work with them?Read more

What to do when your open source hobby becomes a project

What to do when your open source hobby becomes a project
All open business and projects face this problem: If they grow too big, more members are necessary for carrying the collective load. Their strategies...Read more

The power of open, inclusive decisions

The power of open, inclusive decisions
An open decision can be a powerful decision. On March 30, 2017, the open organization community gathered on Twitter to discuss ways we can all make...Read more