Community management

Why community managers must wade (not dive) into communities

Why community managers must wade (not dive) into communities
Communities, particularly at the start of your involvement in them, can be delicate and fragile things. In the second installment in my series on...Read more

A template for creating open source contributor guidelines

A template for creating awesome contributor guidelines
Open source contributor guidelines should be easy to read, thorough, and friendly.Read more

When selling a site means selling a community

Penguins on beach
In this two-part series, we examine the question, "What happens when selling a site means selling a community?" In Part 1, ownCloud CTO Frank...Read more

Hoodie aims to be one of open source's most diverse and inclusive communities

diverse and inclusive communities
Gem Barrett takes a look at what makes the community behind web app architecture Hoodie tick.Read more

5 keys to project success on GitHub

5 keys to project success on GitHub
How do you engage the open source community? RethinkDB's Michael Glukhovsky shares tips.Read more

Why working openly works (even when it's hard)

When I talk to college students who are working on their first open source projects, the message I emphasize over and over and (yes, one more time)...Read more

Top 5 open source community metrics to track

Measuring open source community project activities and contributors is vital for maintaining a healthy, active project. Here's 5 top metrics worth...Read more

3 reasons open source needs Open Badges

The Fedora Badges system is interoperable with Mozilla's Open Badges Infrastructure. Learn more about how Open Badges are democratic, open, and...Read more