Community management

Tips for managing your project's issue tracker

Tips for managing your project's issue tracker
Issue-tracking systems are important for many open source projects. Learn how to optimize yours.Read more

8 ways to get your swag on

8 ways to get your swag on
Food for thought when producing swag and celebrating the great work of your community around the world.Read more

Using Pirate Metrics to measure success of open source projects

Using Pirate Metrics to measure success of open source projects
How do you measure your open source community's success? Gaby Fachler explains why you might want to take a look at Pirate Metrics.Read more

A 5-step plan for making sure new contributors have a positive experience

A 5-step plan for making sure new contributors have a positive experience
You've got your first swing at the project up on GitHub; you've been promoting it and have some new contributors coming around. Now, how do you keep...Read more

5 keys to hacking your community. What works?

5 keys to hacking your community. What works?
One of the many great keynotes given at the Community Leadership Summit ( CLS ) this year was by Rod Martin of Mautic , creator of marketing...Read more

4 ways to share power, not hoard it

4 ways to share power, not hoard it
Tessa Mero and Guy Martin kick off CLS 2016 with how to lead an open source project and how to select the right tools for the culture.Read more

Conflict resolution: A primer

Conflict resolution: A primer
Experienced people manager, Jono Bacon shares his process and tips for conflict resolutions on teams and in communities.Read more

Ask Safia: How do I unite similar open source projects?

Ask Safia postcard of a pier and water
Dear Safia, I work in a research laboratory facility and I've developed some open source tools to interact with research equipment. After doing some...Read more