How NOT to get help in open source
Open source communities can be very friendly places, but there are right and wrong ways to ask for help.
3 comments Posted 12 Jul 2016 by (Red Hat) Feed
How a student in India got started with open source
In this interview, Trishna Guha explains how an open source community in India taught her to become a successful developer.
6 comments Posted 17 Jun 2016 by Nitish Tiwari Feed
Using Pirate Metrics to measure success of open source projects
How do you measure your open source community's success? Gaby Fachler explains why you might want to take a look at Pirate Metrics.
1 comment Posted 13 Jun 2016 by Gaby Fachler Feed
7 tips for bringing open source to networking
Jay Turner gives tips for attracting and maintaining an open source community around networking.
0 comments Posted 26 May 2016 by Jay Turner Feed
Ask Safia
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.
1 comment Posted 24 May 2016 by Safia Abdalla Feed
5 keys to hacking your community. What works?
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.
1 comment Posted 18 May 2016 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
4 ways to share power, not hoard it
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.
0 comments Posted 17 May 2016 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
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.
0 comments Posted 28 Apr 2016 by Ron McFarland Feed
Ask Safia postcard of a pier and water
  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
1 comment Posted 26 Apr 2016 by Safia Abdalla Feed
How the science of happiness can improve OpenStack teams
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.
3 comments Posted 22 Apr 2016 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed