Len is happily employed at Red Hat in the Boston, Massachusetts (USA) area and concentrates on quality for open source middleware and cloud products. Len is also a avid writer and blogger and photographer.

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Taking a walk outside

Contributing to open source requires transparency, collaboration, and honesty. These same qualities can help you avoid getting overwhelmed at work, too.
and old computer and a new computer, representing migration to new software or hardware

Balancing standardization and innovation is critical during times of organizational change. And it's an ongoing issue in open organizations, where change is constant.
Media ladder

The trick to effectively influencing your community's decisions? Empathy, confidence, and patience.
Bees on a hive, connected by dots

In open organizations, people gain influence primarily through contribution—not formal title or position in a hierarchy. To make an impact in yours, start here.