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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.

Using behavioral patterns to build awesome communities

This month Jono Bacon looks at the SCARF model, which is a good starting point for building...
OSCON interview with Josh Matthews, Mozilla

Platform developer at Mozilla, Josh Matthews, shares a few tips for project management.
How MongoDB motivates and inspires its developer community

Meghan Gill discusses the importance of volunteer leadership in MongoDB's open source community.
shapes of women and men illustration

In this interview, OSCON 2016 speaker Jessica Rose explains the role the Dunning-Kruger effect...
Building an open AI community around Deeplearning4j

Deeplearning4j is an open source, distributed neural net library written for Java and Scala. It is...
Penguins on beach

When handled poorly, engaging with a community can lead to major growing pains, raging headaches,...
Creating a welcoming and inclusive open source space

There are a few important steps communities should take to move the needle on diversity in open...
Why community managers must wade (not dive) into communities

Communities, particularly at the start of your involvement in them, can be delicate and fragile...