The Business collection is about the intersection between open source and the future of business.

Why your manager loves technical debt (and what to do about it)

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Engineers know that there’s much more to a successful software project than meets the eye. Refactoring and testing are as important as functionality...Read more

Open Source Initiative launches free webinar series

OSIdeas is a forum where the OSI community of affiliate members, sponsors, and supporters can share their good work—projects, practices, and people.Read more

8 tips for creating cultural change in your organization

Making an organization more open means making some difficult cultural shifts.Read more

How reader-friendly are your docs?

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Learn how three tests can help you improve the readability of your documentation.Read more

Using Git and mailing lists time zones to find out where developers live

Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona shares a helpful tip for determining where an open source community lives.Read more

Distributed systems, like pine trees, want to be left alone

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James Mickens provides a preview of his LISA15 closing keynote. (Spoiler alert: Be ready to laugh.)Read more

Dispatches from the Tokyo OpenStack Summit

OpenStack news
Interested in keeping track of what is happening in the open source cloud? is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud...Read more

Why systemd is a practical tool for sys admins

Tools in a tool box
Alison Chiaken, a Linux kernel and systems programmer at Mentor Graphics, offers a preview of her LISA15 systemd workshop for sys admins.Read more