Community management

How do team dynamics relate to open source?

Recently I had the opportunity to watch a soccer game (football to the majority of the world). This game was one of the most amazing displays of team...Read more

The value of open source is the open development process

Find out what developing and working in the open is like for Scott Wilson in this Opensource.com Community Spotlight.Read more

12 challenges for open source projects

Open source is the combined contributions of millions of independent volunteers. This single concept brings with it a few inherent realities. In this...Read more

Steps to diversity in your open source group

Coraline Ehmke has developed apps for the web for 20 years. In that time, she's learned a lot about open source culture and what makes a community of...Read more

Mark Johnson of OSS Watch opens up about the challenges of open source procurement

The OSS Watch blog has been on our radar for a while now as a great resource for open source commentary. We've looked to their team , including...Read more

Why an open source community beats access to tech support

open source community
I’ve been using Drupal, an open source content management system (CMS), for the websites I manage for over four years now. Though there may be some...Read more

Building an open source community

Building an open source community
I have told the story of how FinTP, the first open source application for processing financial transactions, was born. Here, I would like to present...Read more

Analyzing how contributions to OpenStack can be made easier

Community participation
Last month, I asked 55 OpenStack developers why they decided to submit one patch to OpenStack and what prevented them from contributing more. The...Read more