community management

6 organizational growing pains you can avoid

6 organizational growing pains you can avoid
Organizational maturity is never without growing pains. Here are some common ones you can avoid.Read more

4 ways to open up your project's infrastructure

4 ways to open up your project's infrastructure
Four ways to open up the internal processes of your project so your community can help share the load.Read more

9 rules for the proper care and feeding of communities and carnivorous plants

9 rules for the proper care and feeding of communities and carnivorous plants
Learn how caring for a carnivorous plant is much like caring for an open source community.Read more

How to throw a tarball over the wall

How to throw a tarball over the wall
Learn about the costs, motivations, and requirements for making your software open source.Read more

8 ways to get your swag on

8 ways to get your swag on
Food for thought when producing swag and celebrating the great work of your community around the world.Read more

Using Pirate Metrics to measure success of open source projects

Using Pirate Metrics to measure success of open source projects
How do you measure your open source community's success? Gaby Fachler explains why you might want to take a look at Pirate Metrics.Read more

A 5-step plan for making sure new contributors have a positive experience

A 5-step plan for making sure new contributors have a positive experience
You've got your first swing at the project up on GitHub; you've been promoting it and have some new contributors coming around. Now, how do you keep...Read more

Conflict resolution: A primer

Conflict resolution: A primer
Experienced people manager, Jono Bacon shares his process and tips for conflict resolutions on teams and in communities.Read more