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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
Ask Safia postcard of a pier and water
Ask Safia is the place to go for answers to your open source community-related questions. Whether you are nervous about submitting your first pull request to a project, or wondering how to write effective bug reports, Safia is here to help with practical, detailed, beginner-friendly answers. So... 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
Using behavioral patterns to build awesome communities
This month Jono Bacon looks at the SCARF model, which is a good starting point for building productive, fair, encouraging communities.
0 comments Posted 12 Apr 2016 by Jono Bacon Feed
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.
2 comments Posted 4 Apr 2016 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed
Penguins on beach
When handled poorly, engaging with a community can lead to major growing pains, raging headaches, and total meltdowns. In this article, I'll discuss how to prevent the headaches before they happen.
3 comments Posted 25 Mar 2016 by VM (Vicky) Brasseur Feed
One of the most popular types of event are unconferences, and there are more and more of them cropping up all over the world. Find out how to make the most of your time at an unconference with this practical Unconference Survival Guide.
3 comments Posted 10 Mar 2016 by Jono Bacon Feed

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