Introducing Inner Source? What to consider

Introducing inner source? Here's what to think about Inner source concerns the use of open source development practices inside of the organizational walls of a company. Or using the terms of Eric Raymond, building a bazaar inside of the Cathedral (Wesselius, 2008). Read more...

What to share as open source, and when?

What should you share as open source, and when? In this post I’m going to present a decision-support process to help answer the question what you should share and contribute as open source, and when. This process is a product of a joint research collaboration between our research group at Lund University together with the Open Source Program office at Sony Mobile in Lund, Sweden. The full paper is available as open access (Linåker, Munir, Wnuk, & Mols, 2018) and free to download. The scope of this post will be limited to describing the process, while future posts will provide in-depth examples. Read more...

Flashback @ Open Source Summit Europe

Jono Bacon at the Open Source Summit in Prague I attended the Open Source Summit Europe a couple of weeks ago and thought I’d give a short summary of my key takeaways. Read more...

Time to share my thoughts and research

Open source collaboration I’ve been doing research now for about three years, and I can tell you, time flies when you’re having fun! Doing a Ph.D. enables you with a lot of freedom to explore and investigate a given topic. Aligning with my passion for open source, for me that topic is how companies should work with their open source strategy, answering questions such as “what should we contribute/open-source?”, and “how should we invest and engage with the communities?”. Read more...