community management

How MongoDB motivates and inspires its developer community

How MongoDB motivates and inspires its developer community
Meghan Gill discusses the importance of volunteer leadership in MongoDB's open source community.Read more

5 tips every open source project manager should consider

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.Read more

Why community managers must wade (not dive) into communities

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...Read more

A template for creating open source contributor guidelines

A template for creating awesome contributor guidelines
Open source contributor guidelines should be easy to read, thorough, and friendly.Read more

Top 5 open source community metrics to track

Measuring open source community project activities and contributors is vital for maintaining a healthy, active project. Here's 5 top metrics worth...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

Common problems in open source communities (and how to solve them)

In her Texas Linux Fest keynote, Joan Touzet talked to us about how to improve our open source communities.Read more

Be an inspiration, not an impostor

Major Hayden offers tips for dealing with impostor syndrome, a feeling that's far too common in open source projects.Read more