Community management

Tips for an open source process

Governance is the word for open source in 2011. Governance breaks down to two topics, structures and process. The same elements that make for a...Read more

Four ways to undermine a community

At opensource.com, we often talk about ways to build and nourish communities. But sometimes what you do right is less important than what you’re...Read more

Six ways to build a solid community

Recently, fellow opensource.com writer Chris Grams remarked that our collection of articles and tips on community-building was getting rather large...Read more

An anthropologist's view of an open source community

In the first session of FUDCon talks this past weekend, Diana Harrelson reported on her anthropological study of the Fedora community, which she used...Read more

Is your brand out of control?

I’m lucky enough to have the opportunity to spend much of my time these days doing something I love—helping clients position and manage their brands...Read more

Open collaboration: A look at nine (very) different communities

Incredible work comes out of open source communities. But communities far removed from the world of software development often thrive following the...Read more

GROUND LAB Part 3: How open source objectively affected our development process

GROUND LAB is a research and development company focused on designing and fabricating prototypes and solutions for a wide range of clients, ranging...Read more

Are you an expert in building communities? Prove it.

Over the past few months, I've started moonlighting as a contributor on the Management Innovation Exchange (MIX), which we've featured regularly here...Read more