This article is part of Marten Mickos talk, Open-Source Business Models. In this part, he covers ways to turn your open source project into a business.
This year's keynote speaker at the annual All Things Open conference is Red Hat's DeLisa Alexander, executive VP and head of Red Hat's human resources operations. DeLisa is not only in a professional position to comment on gender and diversity in open source and tech but has also personally... Read more
In my guide, I wrote about doing your research by casting a wide net, then evaluating yourself (your skills, your goals, and your time). In this evaluation to find the right fit, I looked at my motivations and skills, made a list of goals, and named a few target projects. I evaluate four open... Read more
Heiko Rupp, a contributor to Opensource.com and Principal Software Engineer and Project Lead for the RHQ project at Red Hat, shares with us in this Community Spotlight the hardware he wishes were more open in his life. Heiko also gives a glimpse into his day-to-day on the RHQ-Project, an enterprise... Read more
On the difference between open source and proprietary development: the open process that accompanies open source development will help to ensure that the software will likely integrate into any given environment and that some bad habits are often avoided.
There’s now an accelerating trend of businesses adopting strategies reflective of the open source way—creating new value through development of some kind of purpose-driven community committed to open exchange and collaboration, prototype-driven solutions, and "the best ideas win."
Red Hat intern shares about being a Technical Support Engineer for the summer.
Ancient Greece had its Great Explainers, one of whom was Plato. The open source community has its Great Explainers, one of whom is Michael Tiemann.
This summer I started my first ever internship. It's certainly a culture-shock to transition from school to the workplace, but I generally like to pride myself on being a quick learner. At Red Hat, as a Systems Management intern, I learned a lot in just the first week.
Just a week after my first day at Red Hat, my friends were convinced that I had been brainwashed by open source culture.