community management

A 5-step plan for making sure new contributors have a positive experience
You've got your first swing at the project up on GitHub; you've been promoting it and have some new contributors coming around. Now, how do you keep them?
0 comments Posted 12 Jun 2016 by D Ruth Bavousett Feed
Conflict resolution: A primer
Experienced people manager, Jono Bacon shares his process and tips for conflict resolutions on teams and in communities.
0 comments Posted 17 May 2016 by Jono Bacon Feed
OSCON interview with Josh Matthews, Mozilla
Platform developer at Mozilla, Josh Matthews, shares a few tips for project management.
0 comments Posted 11 Apr 2016 by Don Watkins Feed
Creating a welcoming and inclusive open source space
There are a few important steps communities should take to move the needle on diversity in open source.
1 comment Posted 24 Mar 2016 by Safia Abdalla Feed
Why community managers must wade (not dive) into communities
Communities, particularly at the start of your involvement in them, can be delicate and fragile things. In the second installment in my series on community management best practices, I'll examine how to wade into community waters, without rocking the boat.
0 comments Posted 23 Mar 2016 by VM (Vicky) Brasseur Feed
Measuring open source community project activities and contributors is vital for maintaining a healthy, active project. Here's 5 top metrics worth tracking.
In her Texas Linux Fest keynote, Joan Touzet talked to us about how to improve our open source communities.
3 comments Posted 1 Sep 2015 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
Major Hayden offers tips for dealing with impostor syndrome, a feeling that's far too common in open source projects.
4 comments Posted 18 Aug 2015 by Ben Cotton Feed
Nicole Engard recaps an OSCON workshop on how to plan and run tech events.
3 comments Posted 29 Jul 2015 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
If you're interested in managing a great community and/or being great leader, check out these 7 recommended reads.
3 comments Posted 24 Jul 2015 by Nicole C. Engard Feed