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Why is innovation difficult?

Why is innovation difficult?
The merits of failing faster are integrated with taking risks. Successful innovations only come after many failed attempts. Marten Mickos, CEO of...Read more

Dialing the right mix: open source principles and collaboration

Dialing the right mix: open source principles and collaboration
This should come as no surprise: Open source principles are great guidelines for conducting successful collaboration sessions. What wasn’t as obvious...Read more

Open source is for lovers

It's true. If you think about the characteristics of open source and the qualities of a successful relationship, you will find a lot of overlap. OPEN...Read more

Facebook's developer-focused (and open?) culture

Usually when Facebook comes up at opensource.com, it's because they've done something that's very much the opposite of open. But a blog post on...Read more

Is your brand out of control?

I’m lucky enough to have the opportunity to spend much of my time these days doing something I love—helping clients position and manage their brands...Read more

What's your leadership multiplier?

As we've described before , we have a unique organizational model here at Red Hat in that we've combined the more traditional Human Resources and...Read more

Can rapid prototying work for your creative project?

The open source community has a phrase for the principle of rapid prototyping: “Release early, release often.” The theory is sound: Don’t wait until...Read more

Can academia "release early, release often?"

A few months ago, opensource.com ran a story on a textbook for college students learning programming ( Can Professors Teach Open Source? , Greg...Read more