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Learn how to align your organization's goals for open source software with your business objectives using proven practices from the TODO Group.

A Free Guide for Setting Your Open Source Strategy

The majority of companies using open source understand its business value, but they may lack the tools to strategically implement an open source program and reap the full rewards. According to a recent survey from The New Stack, “the top three benefits of open source programs are 1) increased...
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Capital One: Open Source in a Regulated Environment

Most people know Capital One as one of the largest credit card companies in the U.S. Some also know that we’re one of the nation’s largest banks — number 8 in the U.S. by assets. But Capital One is also a technology-focused digital bank that is proud to be disrupting the financial services...
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Open Source Investments panel at OSLS: Erica Brescia, Bitnami; Jake Flomenberg, Accel; Jocelyn Goldfein, Zetta Venture Partners; Rashmi Gopinath, Microsoft Ventures; Idit Levine, solo.io; Gary Little, Canvas Ventures; Sirish Raghuram, Platform 9

Perspectives on Investing in Open Source Startups

Interest in evaluating and investing in open source startups is on the rise again after a dip in the past couple of years, according to speakers at a panel discussion on investment startups in the open source world. The discussion took place at The Linux Foundation’s recent Open Source Leadership...
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How to Start an Open Source Program in Your Company

With 65% of companies using open source software, it's not just internet-scale companies that can benefit from formal open source programs. Many internet-scale companies, including Google, Facebook, and Twitter, have established formal open source programs (sometimes referred to as open source...
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Oath’s Top 5 Open Source Goals

As with many other companies, the open source program at Oath started informally with a group of diligent engineers and a few legal people. But the ad hoc group soon realized it needed a more formal program if it was going to be able to scale to address more issues and achieve specific business...
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One of the most important things when building an open source community is making sure that your own processes are open, according to Dropbox’s Luke Faraone.

The Evolution of Open Source at Dropbox

The open source program at Dropbox was initially just a mailing list, where some interested engineers wanted to open source projects and develop with open source. Over time, things became more formalized, with a focus on ensuring that the company was consistent about what code it would release...
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Salesforce Offers 5 Tips for Open Source Program Success

Salesforce learned early on that open source projects stay healthy when they have a diverse community of stakeholders that have an interest in making the software succeed. Apache Phoenix started at Salesforce as its own open source Phoenix project. But it didn’t find success until people from...
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Comcast: Open Source Program Success Depends on Business Strategy Alignment

Comcast’s involvement in open source was a gradual process that evolved over time. The company eventually created two open source program offices, one for the NBC business and another for the cable side of the business, which is the subject of this profile. Comcast began contributing to open source...
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Don’t Miss These Free Guides to Running a Successful Open Source Program

At organizations of all types, launching and maintaining successful open source programs has become a business priority. A strong open source program office helps to ensure that open source is supported, nurtured, shared, explained, and leveraged. With such an office, organizations can establish...
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Announcing Our Open Source Guides for the Enterprise

Last March we held a TODO Group track at Open Source Leadership Summit focused entirely on sharing best practices for businesses managing and building out open source programs. More than a dozen open source program leads and other leaders from companies shared their tips and best practices at the...
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