This post first appeared on Medium. It is reprinted here with permission. OH: “Every evangelist of yesteryear is now a Community Manager … at least on their biz card.” This statement best captures a question that comes up regularly in the open source community world when you have corporations involved. Does your community manager report to… Continue reading “Every evangelist of yesteryear is now a Community Manager ….”
On Tuesday, Solomon Hykes, Docker's CTO and co-founder, unleashed the Moby Project on the world. I'll admit I didn't fully grasp its significance at first. This might have something to do with being on vacation in Cape Cod and not being at DockerCon, but I digress. It wasn't until I read this Twitter thread from… Continue reading Why Project Moby is a Brilliant Move by Docker
Back in the early days of open source software, we were constantly looking for milestones to indicate how far we had progressed. Major vendor support: check (Oracle and IBM in 1998). An open source IPO: check (Red Hat and VA Linux in 1999). Major trade show: check (LinuxWorld in 1999). And then, of course, a… Continue reading How Silicon Valley Ruined Open Source Business
This post first appeared on Medium. It is reprinted here with permission. During his inaugural speech on Jan. 20, 1961, U.S. President John F. Kennedy uttered the challenge, “And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.” Its simple meaning was to challenge… Continue reading Ask Not What Your Community Can Do For You
Update: Red Hat is sponsoring food and drinks, and the CIC is sponsoring meeting space. Our agenda is as follows: 6pm - Introductions, food and drinks 6:30pm - Open Source Business Models, Dave Neary, Red Hat 7pm - From Project to Product, John Mark Walker, Dell EMC and OSEN 7:30pm - Learning from the OpenNebula… Continue reading Updated: OSEN Meetup in Cambridge, MA 4/25
This is a guest post by Paul Cormier, President, Products and Technologies, Red Hat. It was originally posted on the Red Hat blog. Open source software is, in fact, eating the world. It is a de facto model for innovation, and technology as we know it would look vastly different without it. On a few… Continue reading Red Hat’s Secret Sauce
Stephen Walli educates the reader on what open source development is - and is not - about.