Community management

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

If you build it, they won't come: Why your project needs better marketing

If you build it, they won't come: Why your project needs better marketing
FOSS conferences are full of talks about how to improve your code, or how you manage your code, or what the latest and greatest languages and tools...Read more

Advice for building a career in open source

Advice for building a career in open source
Experienced open source community leader Jono Bacon offers advice for building a career in open source.Read more

Why you should avoid vanity metrics and measure what matters

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Metrics. Measures. How high? How low? How fast? How slow? Ever since the dawn of humankind, we've had an innate and insatiable desire to measure and...Read more