Article: 6 examples of open source best practices in knowledge-sharing projects

Innovation, Open Source, Open Space

6 examples of open source best practices in knowledge-sharing projects

As someone who has watched my fair share of projects and initiatives come and go, I value the follow-on effects of good knowledge sharing. Even knowledge from bygone projects is available to learn from the past; such is the benefit and the curse of an internet that never forgets—all the practices good, no-longer-good, and never-were-good are out there to be found.

As the head of Red Hat’s Open Source Program Office (OSPO), I both appreciate and benefit from the myriad ways different communities create and share knowledge about open source. The very effort of creating open source software is a massive knowledge-sharing experience, covering all the domains of software development with many methods and practices.

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Article: Red Hat Releases the Open Decision Framework to Spur Transparent and Inclusive Leadership

Access, Open Decision-Support, Open Source

Red Hat Releases the Open Decision Framework to Spur Transparent and Inclusive Leadership

The world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the release of a community version of the Open Decision Framework, the company’s collection of its own best practices for making decisions and leading projects.

The framework can help decision-makers communicate transparently, seek out diverse perspectives, collaborate more effectively across distributed teams, and limit unanticipated impacts of business projects and decisions.

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Article: Five principles of open decision making

Open Decision-Support

Five principles of open decision making

In an era of constant disruption, business leaders are kept on their toes to continually innovate, and more importantly, innovate faster than competitors and disrupters.Bard Papegaaij, Research VP at Gartner, is of the view that, “to reap the benefits of digital business, leaders must take a “culture-first” approach to business transformation”.

I agree with him. Unfortunately, culture can be one of the hardest things to change.

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