the open source way

Improving product quality the open source way

If we look at the differences between closed and open source software development processes, we can identify aspects that can be generalized and...Read more

Handbook for practicing The Open Source Way

Imagine you are there on the day of Open Your World forum and listening to all the talks that day, seven hours so far with a few fifteen minute...Read more

Trust: the catalyst of the open source way

Let's face it. There are tons of projects out there in the world being run the open source way today. While the great ones can accomplish...Read more

CALL TO ACTION: Let's stop the spill the open source way

Each day as I drive to work and hear the radio updates on the unfortunate situation in the Gulf of Mexico, my fears and concerns compound...Read more

Fedora's Paul Frields: Leadership, trust, fail early and often

Esse quam videri. That's the first thing I saw when I went to see what Paul Frields was up to on his blog. Fun fact: it's also the North Carolina...Read more

Five questions about authenticity and the open source way with Jim Gilmore

A few months ago, I had the opportunity to meet Jim Gilmore, co-author (with Joseph Pine) of the book Authenticity: What Consumers Really Want . I...Read more

Open marketing: What does it really mean?

The Open Source Way book has a section on Open Marketing , and I'll be honest: I have my doubts. I will grant that the American Marketing Association...Read more

Toyota gives customer-driven design the green light

A few weeks ago, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst wrote an article for BusinessWeek suggesting that Toyota might benefit from doing things the open source...Read more