Richard Wyles explains how open source companies can make money, thrive, and truly compete with their proprietary counterparts.
Engineers know that there’s much more to a successful software project than meets the eye. Refactoring and testing are as important as functionality when it comes to managing the complexity of programs that inevitably evolve over time. But when deadlines get tight, the management tends to focus on... Read more
Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst distinguishes holocracy and meritocracy—and says middle management still have a critical role to play in open organizations.
Red Hat intern and MBA student Nate Woodward traces a history of organizational forms and argues that open organizations might finally help us shed our Fordist habits.
Nicole Engard reports on an OSCON talk by Amye Scavarda and Leslie Hawthorn, who offer advice on the proper way to fail at work.
Brian Fielkow had the opportunity to speak with Jim Whitehurst, Red Hat CEO and author of The Open Organization, about his book.
I know this might sound like an odd question. It first came up in a conversation I had with Gary Hamel, the eminent business thinker and one of the first people to recognize the importance of distributed co-creation and that it will change management in the 21st century. We were discussing how the... Read more
Statoil is a Norwegian oil and gas company with activities in 34 countries, 20000 employees and a turnover of around USD 90bn. The company is listed in New York and Oslo. On Fortune 500, it ranks #67 on size but #1 on Social Responsibility and #7 on Innovation.
Statoil is a Norwegian energy company with 21,000 employees in 36 countries. On Fortune, the company ranked in 2011 #1 in Social Responsibility and #7 in Innovation, and has over the last 10 years consistently performed above peer average on return on capital and value creation.