Community management

Nethserver's robust open source community drives innovation

Nethserver community manager Alessio Fattorini shares how he engages his open source community and talks about what's on the horizon for the project.Read more

What I learned managing an open source CMS project

When we first started there were just two of us, but as the months have progressed we've seen our contributors list begin to grow. It got me thinking...Read more

What does an adult look like in an open source community?

We all have the facile answer, but the more interesting question when you're at the summit is, "What is an adult in the context of a community?" Red...Read more

ScrollBack, a refreshing new community management tool

ScrollBack is a new, open source community management tool that aspires to offer the extensive reach of social media, the engagement and archival...Read more

Empower developers with a mix of community, communication, and custom tools

Open source developers find themselves in a complex position that requires them to be experts not only in their technical field, but also in...Read more

How Moodle is driven by user and community feedback

Dealing with many different viewpoints can be a challenge for many open source community moderators. Moodle's Samantha Gartner explains how her team...Read more

Leveraging the power of academia in your open source project

When academia and open source collaborate, everybody wins. Open source projects get new contributors, professors get students with more knowledge and...Read more

5 ways to answer questions the open source way

The end result of your efforts will be a gradual increase in the number of like-minded people willing and able to help share the burden of providing...Read more