open culture

A few key principles of an open organization and how companies can put it into practice.
1 comment Posted 14 Jul 2015 by Margaret Dawson Feed
open source news
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look to websites blocked in India, the debut of open source-powered devices at the Consumer Electronics Show 2015, and more! Open source news roundup for January 3 to January 9, 2015.
1 comment Posted 9 Jan 2015 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
What can open source developers learn from one of the world's most ancient technologies? The flip side of using open source to improve food systems. Learn what agriculture can teach you about tech and culture to improve your skills today.
1 comment Posted 25 Nov 2014 by Sumana Harihareswara Feed
Everyone has been a minority in a larger group. You lived overseas and were the only American. You were the only tattooed person visiting the senior center. You were the only woman at a software conference. At those times, whether you wanted to be or not, you 'represent.' Your actions and words... Read more
0 comments Posted 27 Jul 2012 by Pam Chestek Feed
Last month, this site featured an article about the startup I work for, Briefly, we think more books should be available to the world under Creative Commons licenses, and we think authors and publishers should be paid for their work. We're doing this through a crowdfunding model: raise... Read more
0 comments Posted 24 Jul 2012 by Andromeda Yelton Feed
Your open source guide to SXSWi 2012
SXSW Interactive is in full swing! But there's a lot left to go. Right now you're probably heading for whatever session is closest--and thus the one least likely to get you soaked in the rain. But the weather should pick up tomorrow, and you'll be on your way not to the closest, but to the best.... Read more
1 comment Posted 10 Mar 2012 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Have you taken the Ada Initiative Census? Nearly 2,000 people have taken part so far to help measure women's participation and representation in open technology and culture. “We want to know what women are working on and how each community’s culture affects women,” said Ada Initiative co-founder... Read more
0 comments Posted 28 Mar 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
It ain’t easy being open in today’s corporate environment. It’s even harder for an open company to stick to its knitting when it joins forces with a much larger, much more entrenched player in its industry. Is it possible for a small company to stay true to its more 21st century values if it... Read more
2 comments Posted 3 Aug 2010 by John Adams (Red Hat) Feed
Do the cultures of proprietary companies impede innovation? Do open source companies need a different sort of leadership? I've got my theories, but I don't have much to compare it to from my own experiences. I've been at Red Hat, a very open culture, for seven years and did a two-year tour at... Read more
1 comment Posted 11 Apr 2010 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Greetings from the Open Source Business Conference (OSBC), held in San Francisco, CA this week. There's a lot of talk about open source, but not a lot of talk about the open source way. So it's time to tell you about the stories you haven't heard from the conference yet. The stories about the... Read more
1 comment Posted 19 Mar 2010 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed