Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Advice from open source community managers, big projects with tiny chips, and more



WEEKLY NEWS

FROM THE ARCHIVES

OPEN SOURCE EVENTS

  • Atlanta's most exciting conference for professional software developers, DevNexus 2014, takes place on February 24-25.

  • The UK Open Source Awards are taking place on February 26. Be sure to nominate any worthy individuals, companies, or students by February 19!

  • Check out the events calendar to see other upcoming open source events and submit your own!


The Joomla! project's leadership team is comprised of volunteers who are equally as diverse as the community they represent. We profiled five project leaders as a part of our Women in Open Source Week.


Open source community managers have some of the best jobs in the world. We asked 14 leaders from projects including Ubuntu, KDE, SourceForge, and the Open Knowledge Foundation what they loved best about being community managers.


New Poll: What open source projects are best for beginners? Come vote for your favorite. Did we miss a project you'd love to share? Be sure to let us know in the comments.




ENTERPRISERS PROJECT

Join the open sourced-dialogue about the future of CIOs.


If you're worried your daring new idea to improve your company might get shot down by execs, you can always take your project under the radar. In this Harvard Business Review article, you'll learn the pros and cons of going into stealth mode.