News Category: Open Source Practices

Keeping Governance Simple and Uncomplicated

I am a firm believer that the way in which we collaborate should be as much of a collaborative product as the output of a community project. Just like an open source project, we should review, iterate, and review the performance of our iterations. We should constantly assess how we can optimize our...
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CLA vs. DCO: What's the Difference?

In your open source adventures, you may have heard the acronyms CLA and DCO, and you may have said "LOL WTF BBQ?!?" These letters stand for Contributor License Agreement and Developer Certificate of Origin, respectively. Both have a similar intent: To say that the contributor is allowed to make the...
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Successful women in technology raise more than capital. They raise awareness, they raise the bar, and they raise their voices.

Raising More than Capital: Successful Women in Technology

One of my employees chooses a word at the beginning of each year to guide her personal and professional development efforts. Last year the word she selected was “Rise.” She told me it inspired her to elevate not only her skills, but the quality of her relationships, her attitude toward life and her...
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Improving Teamwork by Engineering Trust

Even in highly mature open organizations, where we're doing our best to be collaborative, inclusive, and transparent, we can fail to reach alignment or common understanding. Disagreements and miscommunication between leaders and their teams, between members of the same team, between different teams...
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Submit your proposal to speak at OS Summit Japan + Automotive Linux Summit before the March 18th deadline.

Submit a Proposal to Speak at OS Summit Japan and Automotive Linux Summit By March 18

Open Source Summit Japan and Automotive Linux Summit 2018 are once again co-located and will be held June 20-22 at the Tokyo Conference Center Ariake in Tokyo. Both events offer participants the opportunity to learn about the latest projects, technologies, and developments taking place across the...
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License Scanning and Compliance for FOSS Projects: A Free Publication

Modern open source projects rarely consist solely of all new code, written entirely from scratch. More often, they are built from many sources. And, each of these original sources may operate under a particular license – which may also differ from the license that the new project uses. A new...
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How to Make Your First Upstream Kubernetes Contribution

One of the best ways to join an open source community is to make a contribution, and this article is here to help your first contribution be a successful one. Communicate Join the Kubernetes Slack. Kubernetes is a growing community, which means we're still figuring out how to document everything,...
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3 Warning Flags of DevOps Metrics

"Human beings adjust behavior based on the metrics they're held against." Choose your metrics carefully. Metrics. Measurements. Data. Monitoring. Alerting. These are all big topics for DevOps and for cloud-native infrastructure and application development more broadly. In fact, acm Queue, a...
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Choosing Project Names: 4 Key Considerations

Names set expectations. Your project's name should showcase its functionality in the ecosystem and explain to users what your story is. In the crowded open source software world, it's important not to get entangled with other projects out there. Taking a little extra time now, before sending out...
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GitHub Predicts Hottest 2018 Open Source Trends

According to the GitHub’s announcement of its findings, the company looked at three different types of activity. It identified the top 100 projects that had at least 2,000 contributors in 2016 and experienced the largest increase in contributors in 2017. It also identified the top 100 projects that...
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