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The success of an open source project is strongly tied to the community that supports and contributes to it. Our community management articles explore common problems, solutions, and tactics to create vital, productive open source communities.

10 steps to innersource in your organization in 2017

Is your company planning to implement innersource concepts in 2017? We walk through steps for...
How 30,000 people helped pick the new Bash logo

Learn lessons for creating a new project logo from the Bash logo experiment.
6 organizational growing pains you can avoid

Organizational maturity is never without growing pains. Here are some common ones you can avoid.
How to care for the community over the code

At All Things Open 2016, Joe Brockmeier answers the question: How can companies can work...
Get emotional: Tips for open source communities

Technology is social before it's technical. —Gilles Deleuze Humans are driven quite a bit by...
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...
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...
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.