Why a Buffer developer open sourced his code
An iOS developer at social media startup Buffer says the company's culture of openness prompted him to open source his code. Now he's reaping the benefits of that decision.
1 comment Posted 24 May 2016 by Jordan Morgan Feed
Hiring and compensation are two organizational practices ripe for transformation. In his two-part series, Chad Whitacre explains how Gratipay has already done it.
4 comments Posted 10 May 2016 by Chad Whitacre Feed
Appreciating the full power of open
A balanced approach to openness can yield extraordinary results, writes Jim Whitehurst.
3 comments Posted 3 May 2016 by Jim Whitehurst (Red Hat) Feed
At social startup Buffer, transparency reigns
Social media startup Buffer is obsessed with transparency—so much so that it made all its employees salaries public. Founders say the results have been surprising.
3 comments Posted 3 Mar 2016 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
business as usual or dead end?
Reflecting on recent interactions with CIOs, Margaret Dawson outlines six ways transparency can transform IT operations.
0 comments Posted 14 Jan 2016 by Margaret Dawson Feed
The Open Source Why
The Mozilla Foundation just drafted its five-year strategic vision. Matt Thompson explains how this organization did it the open source way.
1 comment Posted 22 Dec 2015 by Matt Thompson Feed
Cap Watkins, VP of Design at Buzzfeed, asks an important question: Why don't we treat our organizations like we treat our products?
1 comment Posted 15 Dec 2015 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
There are three key things you need to tackle to get your feedback loop spinning. This is the foundational work that gets everyone pushing in the same direction and creates a safe environment where everyone feels comfortable having difficult conversations. As a leader, you must role model these... Read more
0 comments Posted 6 Oct 2015 by Jim Whitehurst (Red Hat) Feed
Working in an open organization means actively addressing everything that prevents collaboration. It means, as Sam Knuth says, "putting the moose on the table."
6 comments Posted 23 Sep 2015 by Sam Knuth (Red Hat) Feed
While it would be hard to argue that the Internet hasn't made governments at all levels more open, they clearly are not as open as they could be, nor are they as transparent as its citizens are.
3 comments Posted 16 Mar 2015 by Ryan Thornburg Feed