Tips for volunteer retention in open communities, from a software project to a co-op grocery store.
With news of Microsoft making the server side of .NET open source, we look at how the creation of the .NET foundation might foster open development and collaboration among open source communities.
Our food system desperately needs change for the better. At Community Food Lab, we think critically and creatively about how this change can happen.
Groupmuse founder Sam Bodkin is up to something big with an approach that will not only lead to a fresh appreciation of classical music, but also to a rediscovery of how powerful small communities can be when they get together to learn and share something they love—just as we do in open source... Read more
An important way to think about "community software" is that if free software represents the ethics and open source concerns represents the technology, then community software represents the business. Community software is a way for those of us engaged in these activities to have a voice alongside... Read more
We had a steady month in October on Opensource.com bringing in 406,842 page views and 234,521 unique visits. We published 81 articles including 16 featured pieces during our All Things Open interview series and 8 featured interviews for covering the OpenStack Kilo Summit.
Health Hack 2014 preparations, presentations, and winning teams.
In this interview with Jeremy Hansen, software engineer and web developer at Red Hat, we explore his hobby for cosplay (short for costume play) and see the parallels to the open source way. Get some tips and tricks from the cosplay world.
Being open is part of Mozilla's DNA. It's not just the code, and Mozilla has opened up its design process to its community. In this interview, Art Director Sean Martell discusses why Mozilla went open with the design process and shares the surprising results.
Leslie Hawthorn is a well known figure in open source and chances are you've heard or attended one of her talks. Prior to her talk at the All Things Open conference, coming up in October this year, I asked her a few questions about her passion for open source and community management. In this... Read more