community

Building an open source community
I have told the story of how FinTP, the first open source application for processing financial transactions, was born. Here, I would like to present a deeper view on how the community is being built, its structure and governance and why I think people should join such communities. I myself am a... Read more
0 comments Posted 18 Feb 2014 by Mihai Guiman Feed
annual reader survey
This is your chance to tell us what you think about Opensource.com. And to win a a $100 Amazon gift card! Complete the  Opensouce.com Reader Survey and help us improve our community and publication.
1 comment Posted 12 Feb 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Community participation
Last month, I asked 55 OpenStack developers why they decided to submit one patch to OpenStack and what prevented them from contributing more. The sample polled people who contributed only once in the past 12 months, looking for anecdotal evidence for what we can do to improve the life of the... Read more
0 comments Posted 12 Feb 2014 by Stefano Maffulli Feed
Last year, we announced the Opensource.com Community Moderator program. It's been a huge success. We've learned a lot from our moderators and have recently made updates as we continually improve the program. The purpose of the Community Moderator program is to identify key Opensource.com... Read more
5 comments Posted 24 Jan 2014 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
participation in Opensource.com
On Opensource.com in 2011 we launched our points and badge system. Many of our readers log in daily, vote on and rate articles, add their comments, and participate in polls—all while earning points for their activity. Recent feedback from our community moderators and other community members has... Read more
11 comments Posted 6 Dec 2013 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
A simple thank you goes a long way. That's why I would like to thank you, our readers and contributors, for making Opensource.com a vibrant community.
1 comment Posted 27 Nov 2013 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
open source ideas
How often have you thought of a way to improve a piece of software or hardware? How many times have you wondered why companies invest millions of dollars to produce a product that is obviously lacking from the moment it launches? Have you ever wished you were in a position, or had the skills, to... Read more
1 comment Posted 22 Nov 2013 by Beaux Walton Feed
free open source software survey 2013
In 2002, the GSyC/LibreSoft research group at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos successfully surveyed a broad swath of over 2500 respondents (mostly developers) from open source and free software communities. They have long been researching and collaborating with Free and Libre Open Source Software (... Read more
0 comments Posted 20 Nov 2013 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Open is a better way
After almost 10 years in open source, Robin Muilwijk is still fighting the misconceptions that come with working in the industry. He says the toughest part is finding the right balance between openness while continuing to promote the open source way of doing business.
0 comments Posted 3 Jul 2013 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Community building the open source way
If you're looking for a few immediately useful actions for community building, here are 50 that might help.
0 comments Posted 26 Jun 2013 by Richard Millington Feed

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