A list of useful articles and resource to learn and understand open source project management, the difference between a project and products, why people contribute, and other interesting information.
I built this page for I often have to share this kind of resources with my colleagues and managers.
Articles in English:
- Open source for products in four rules (and 10 slides), by Stephen Walli on opensource.com (en)
- Transparent and Open, by Wayne Beaton on his blog (en)
- Balancing Makers and Takers to scale and sustain Open Source, by Dries Buytaert on his blog (en)
- Open Source: From Community to Commercialization, by Peter Levine and Jennifer Li on Andreessen Horowitz’s blog (en)
- Open Source Program Offices: The Primer on Organizational Structures, Roles and Responsibilities, and Challenges, by Ibrahim Haddad on Linkedin (en)
- Pick a License, Any License, by Jeff Atwood on CoddingHorror (en)
- Open source licenses: What, which, and why, by Jim Salter on ArsTechnica (en)
- Five Surprising Things When Open Sourcing Proprietary Software, by Dave Neary on Redhat’s blog (en)
- Crafting an Open Source Product Strategy, by Dave Neary on Redhat’s blog (en)
- Open Source Archetypes: A framework For Purposeful Open Source, by the Mozilla Foundation (pdf, en)
Articles in French:
- En finir avec les 3 mythes sur l’open source, par Qunkai Liu sur Siècle Digital (fr)