book review

19 years later, The Cathedral and the Bazaar still moves us

19 years later, The Cathedral and the Bazaar still moves us
Did Eric Raymond's The Cathedral and the Bazaar accurately predict the future of software development? That's the wrong question, writes Bryan...Read more

New management book calls for ditching email and performance reviews

hack management
In his review of David Burkus' new book, Under New Management , Philip Foster discovers a way to "redesign the factory."Read more

Open source reveals the value of social norms

Better to collabrate than compete
A strict market mentality can't completely explain what motivates people to make valuable contributions to collective projects.Read more

Open organizations need linchpins, not replaceable cogs

becoming indispensable
Educator Don Watkins explains how an industrial-era school system produces the wrong kind of employees today.Read more

Start something new because it's good for you

Don Watkins discovers a similar attitude toward innovation in Seth Godin's Poke the Box and Jim Whitehurst's The Open Organization.Read more

You might want to hug this book: a review of 'Git for Teams'

Git for Teams by Emma Jane Hogbin Westby is a good technology book, but it's the non-technical parts that make it excellent.Read more

Just let your people do their jobs

Steven Ovadia offers his thoughts on Jim Whitehurst's The Open Organization.Read more

A starry-eyed dreamer reflects on The Open Organization

Red Hatter Allison Matlack isn't 'new to this whole "corporate book' thing," but she finds The Open Organization a breath of fresh air.Read more