First done at OSCON 2010, we though this session was extremely useful in helping developers work better with Googlers and Google technology and we’ll be able answer most questions that they might be baffled about.
What was learnt during Bootstraps rapid rise to the number one position on github? What went wrong? What went right? How were we lucky? What's coming next? CSS. Markup. JS. Co-authoring. Community. Press. A new toolkit. A new language.
Based on our experiences with the LJC and other OSS projects we cover several tips and tricks used to build a vibrant community of thousands of passionate developers and get those communities working with each other and how to deal with conflicts and other war stories!
A fun, comprehensive tutorial on how to host a successful code sprint, hackathon, (un)conference or workshop.
Businesses using open source licensed software often confuse FOSS communities and their customers, and no one is happy. Understanding the differences between your community members and customers and what motivates each group will allow a business to better develop a leads pipeline and keep a happy community.
With an infinite marketplace, every product must compete for resources and attention. Most projects turn into a resource management issue; how much do you have and how what do you use it on? One of the most successful ways to get the resources you need is to secure your own financing. This tutorial examines popular alternatives and gives free culture case-studies to identify best practices.
What is the single most valuable part of an open source project? Its brand. When everyone can fork your code on their own, a project's brand is the most important thing to understand and maintain for the benefit of the project's core technical community. Learn how communities can intelligently manage their reputation, and companies can respectfully use the brand.
This year's college students never had a Commodore 64 - it had been discontinued before they were born. They've grown up with the internet and Google - they're smart, and they're already coding.
This talk looks at how we can make open source relevant to the Facebook generation, how our communities can adapt to recognize their itches, and how we can benefit from their insight and work.
Formed by a group that included Tim O'Reilly, OSI has been the cornerstone of the movement OSCON aims to gather in plenary. Hear how OSI is transforming itself into the new voice of the global open source community
In this session, we’ll talk about strategies for nurturing, empowering and rewarding community leaders to help scale your open source community.
As open source becomes ubiquitous, open innovation becomes the new frontier. How do we create truly collaborative multi-company open source projects, and how do we make them successful ? This talk will reflect back on the good and the bad of the OpenStack project experience to distill ten principles that anyone should apply to their own open innovation projects.