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Automotive LInux
Share your knowledge and expertise with industry-leading developers, architects and executives at Automotive Linux Summit and Open Source Summit Japan. Submit your proposal by March 18.

Speak at Automotive Linux Summit & OS Summit Japan — 4 Days Left to Submit a Proposal

Automotive Linux Summit (ALS) connects the developers, vendors, and users driving innovation in Automotive Linux. Co-located with Open Source Summit Japan, ALS will gather over 1,000 attendees from global companies leading and accelerating the development and adoption of a fully open software stack...
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4 Themes From the Open Source Leadership Summit (OSLS)

This week we attended The Linux Foundation’s Open Source Leadership Summit (OSLS) in Sonoma. Over the past three decades infrastructure open source software (OSS) has evolved from Linux and the Apache web server to touching almost every component of the infrastructure stack. We see OSS’s widespread...
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Creating an Open Source Program for Your Company

The recent growth of open source has been phenomenal; the latest GitHub Octoverse survey reports the GitHub community reached 24 million developers working across 67 million repositories. Adoption of open source has also grown rapidly with studies showing that 65% of companies are using and...
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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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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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Can Open Source Hardware Be Like Open Source Software?

Hardware and software are certainly different beasts. Software is really just information, and the storing, modification, duplication, and transmission of information is essentially free. Hardware is expensive, or so we think, because it’s made out of physical stuff which is costly to ship or copy...
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Chasing Grace
New docuseries "The Chasing Grace Project" will premiere in March. The series is executive produced and directed by a former Linux Foundation executive who is now working to shed light on the experiences of women in tech, including Sarah Smith, co-founder of The Dyrt, pictured here.

This Week in Open Source News: Documentary Series on Women in Tech to Premiere Next Month, Fake Linux News & More

This week in open source and Linux news: an exciting documentary series by open source communications veteran Jennifer Cloer to premiere in March, Steven J Vaughan-Nichols is fed up with fake Linux vulnerability story, and more! Read on to stay in the open source know! 1) Jennifer Cloer of...
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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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M&A ebook
This new ebook covers the open source audit process and highlights important considerations for code compliance, preparation, and documentation.

Open Source Audits in Merger and Acquisition Transactions: Get the Free Ebook

The influence of open source software on every aspect of business has been on the rise for years, and it should come as no surprise that its influence during merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions has grown as well. In particular, open source audits are part of required due diligence in M...
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