Red Hat intern Meggie Milbauer discovers that life in an open organization isn't anything like the movies.
Carla Rudder reflects on how principles of the open organization helped her feel welcome and empowered in her new role at Red Hat.
Red Hatter shares her experience working at Red Hat and talks about why she was quoted in the CEO's new book, The Open Organization.
Leaders in the new world of networks and virtual communities face a similar identity choice. With more leaders taking advantage of informally connected talent, the "wisdom of crowds," and open source innovation, how much should they try to "go native?" Should they operate as members of the networks... Read more
In June this year, a few open source projects expanded and several useful resources were published, along with many other developments in the digital humanities. Joshua Allen Holm highlights the most interesting of them in this article.
Building an open organization can we worth the effort and the pain. You'll have an organization that can quickly adapt, that has a better chance of retaining talented people, and which can engage those within the organization and without.
Open sourcing, Jim Whitehurst says, is different from crowdsourcing is several ways, not least of which is its tendency to reciprocate—and often multiply—community efforts. But open sourcing requires a new mindset.
Free software advocate Scott Merrill shares his thoughts on The Open Organization by Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst.
Forget about rock star developers. We need more Willie Nelsons. Learn why in this list of eight ways developers should be like Willie Nelson.
The end result of your efforts will be a gradual increase in the number of like-minded people willing and able to help share the burden of providing help to those who need it. And isn't that community empowerment one of the reasons we all like open source to begin with?