Community

The open source community is dynamic and growing. Our articles about community shares tips for getting new contributors, how to make newcomers feel welcome, how to encourage and support a healthy community, and more.

9 relevant topics for community leaders today

9 relevant topics for community leaders today
A recap of the Community Leadership Summit at linux.conf.au 2017.Read more

Top 10 and editor's picks: January review

Top 10 and editor's picks: January review
Thanks to our community of writers, readers, and moderators, we kicked off the new year with a record-setting traffic month on Opensource.com.Read more

4 questions to answer when choosing community metrics to measure

4 questions to answer when choosing community metrics to measure
When evaluating a specific metric that you are thinking about including in your metrics plan, you should answer four questions.Read more

A look at 6 iconic open source brands

A look at 6 iconic open source brands
Look to these six open source projects who are doing branding right for inspiration and guidance.Read more

How to join a technical community

How to join a technical community
Following a few simple steps can ease your transition into a community.Read more

Unpicking the community leader

Unpicking the community leader
A story from Jono Bacon about why community leadership matters and why you should be sure to say thanks.Read more

Innovation requires new approaches to feedback and failure

Building a culture of innovation in your organization
"Organizational culture" is something plenty of people are puzzling over today, and with good reason. More and more leaders are realizing that the...Read more

How 30,000 people helped pick the new Bash logo

How 30,000 people helped pick the new Bash logo
Learn lessons for creating a new project logo from the Bash logo experiment.Read more