In this interview, Trishna Guha explains how an open source community in India taught her to become a successful developer.
Jay Turner gives tips for attracting and maintaining an open source community around networking.
This month Safia answers questions about how to move from a proprietary software background into open source, and how to pick a license for a new open source project.
One of the many great keynotes given at the Community Leadership Summit (CLS) this year was by Rod Martin of Mautic, creator of marketing automation software.
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.
For more than thirty years, Ron McFarland has watched firms negotiate relationships to new communication technologies. Here's what he's learned about leveraging them on the path to openness.
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 Googling, I discovered that there were multiple open source projects that did the same thing with various degrees of completion and complexity. I... Read more
In this interview, OpenStack Summit speaker Alexis Monville explains how contributors can increase their happiness on individual and team levels, and he offers a few resources for building healthier teams.
This month Jono Bacon looks at the SCARF model, which is a good starting point for building productive, fair, encouraging communities.
In this interview, OSCON 2016 speaker Jessica Rose explains the role the Dunning-Kruger effect plays in open source communities, and offers tips for managers to help them recognize when candidates under- or over-estimate their own skill levels.