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
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.
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.
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.
In this two-part series, we examine the question, "What happens when selling a site means selling a community?" In Part 1, ownCloud CTO Frank Karlitschek talks about selling his first startup, a network of open source community sites. In Part 2, Logan Abbott, President at SourceForge Media, LLC. (... Read more
For a short month, Opensource.com sure was action-packed. We look back at the highlights and top 10 articles.
Pete Savage takes a look at the different types of open source contributors.
A look back at the most popular articles from our record-breaking January, and preview a few February highlights.