Community management

Get emotional: Tips for open source communities

Get emotional: Tips for open source communities
Technology is social before it's technical. —Gilles Deleuze Humans are driven quite a bit by emotions. You may be a rational human being, but your...Read more

4 ways to open up your project's infrastructure

4 ways to open up your project's infrastructure
Four ways to open up the internal processes of your project so your community can help share the load.Read more

Addressing open source's free rider problem

Addressing open source's free rider problem
Free riders take more than they give, and they can stress an open system. Here's how we can begin to address the issue.Read more

9 rules for the proper care and feeding of communities and carnivorous plants

9 rules for the proper care and feeding of communities and carnivorous plants
Learn how caring for a carnivorous plant is much like caring for an open source community.Read more

How to create an internal innersource community

How to create an internal innersource community
A helpful primer from Jono Bacon if you are considering exploring innersource inside your organization.Read more

How to throw a tarball over the wall

How to throw a tarball over the wall
Learn about the costs, motivations, and requirements for making your software open source.Read more

How to measure your community's health

How to measure your community's health
How to measure the health of your community, identify problems, and track progress towards your goals.Read more

5 steps for making community decisions without consensus

5 steps for making community decisions without consensus
The Xen Project community had such a decision to make in the wake of the XSA-7 security issue about the project's security policy. Learn about how...Read more