collaboration

An open source analogy: Open source is like sharing a recipe

Open source is like sharing a recipe
I love listening to open source gurus explain open source to those who have never encountered it, and especially to those with little computing...Read more

GovHack, GovCamp, GovJam aim to advance Gov 2.0 in Australia

GovHack, GovCamp, GovJam aim to advance Gov 2.0 in Australia
Not one, but three upcoming events will bring more open government to Australia over the course of a week. GovHack , GovCamp , and GovJam will...Read more

The best idea wins: Jim Whitehurst on the Red Hat meritocracy

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There’s a Southern expression that goes, "Says easy, does hard." In this case, it’s easy to say that your company is focused on collaboration and...Read more

A look inside Code for America

A look inside Code for America
Last week while I was in San Francisco for the Open Source Business Conference I stopped by to visit Code for America. I arranged some office time a...Read more

Flarf and the prospect of open source poetry

Flarf and the prospect of open source poetry
From the beginnings of human literature, there has been an instinct to identify with the community, the collective, more than with any individual...Read more

MCA, the DMCA, and stifled collaboration

Paul's Boutique on the turntable
Earlier this month, the world lost a music pioneer when Adam Yauch, a.k.a “MCA” of the Beastie Boys, succumbed to cancer at the age of 47. A founding...Read more

It's the culture, stupid! How Atlassian maintains an open information culture

It's the culture, stupid
All modern businesses run on information, so business management is also about Information Management . However, software alone cannot transform an...Read more

The Tube: IDEO builds a collaboration system that inspires through passion

The Tube: IDEO builds a collaboration system that inspires through passion
To be successful and truly collaborative, knowledge-sharing systems require intuitive tools that connect people, reward participation, and align well...Read more