A brief guide to hiring with culture in mind and some techniques and programs that could work for open organizations.
Dawn Foster (former Puppet Labs community manager and current PhD student) and Jeffrey Osier-Mixon (community manager at the Yocto Project at Intel) take a detour to Bletchley Park on their way to LinuxCon Europe.
Making an organization more open means making some difficult cultural shifts.
Jono Bacon helps us kick off the first week of the The Open Organization book club and wants to explore the benefits of the model and the major risks of an open organization.
Meritocracy is a great driver of innovation, but if we want to get to the best ideas, we need diversity of thought and an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome to participate and offer different perspectives.
Is DevOps fundamentally about changing culture in an IT organization? That seemingly simple question is sometimes a topic of heated debate, even though, if one dig into the details, it’s more a debate about how to think about transformation rather than a debate about the end state.
Openwords mines massive, preexisting public data resources (like Wiktionary or Apertium) to rapidly provide language learning mobile software for the world's population, particularly for under-served languages.
The Language Atlas of UNESCO shows that 197 Indian languages are endangered. I believe if the FOSS community works together, we can save them.
Coraline Ehmke has developed apps for the web for 20 years. In that time, she's learned a lot about open source culture and what makes a community of contributors tick. At the Great Wide Open conference this year, Coraline gave a talk about diversity in open source.
His adventure started in college with Slackware, lead him to Sendmail, then eventually to Reddit, and now his career is streaming at Netflix. Jeremy Edberg is a Reliability Architect at Netflix and will be speaking at DevNation in April 2014 in San Francisco, California.