Deb Cinkus is the CEO of Polished Geek, a Raleigh, NC-based Joomla CMS web development company. Opensource.com community manager Jason Hibbets interviewed Cinkus about project management tips and open source project management tools during the 2013 All Things Open conference in Raleigh, NC.
Would be interesting to see a news post on this: tip4commit.com
I was pleasantly surprised this morning, getting an email that there was a tip waiting for me at this site, having never heard of it before. It was founded in Oct 2013, and seems like an interesting approach in handling open-source project donations.
Jan. 4 is here at last, and not a moment too soon! Good riddance to all the eggnog, the mingling and the jolliness. It's time to settle back down to work once again, and for that, what better companion than FOSS? There's certainly no better way to get things done -- the only catch, of course, is that not everyone realizes that.
Sometimes, the naivety in the free and open source software (FOSS) community seems willful. How else to explain the outrage in some circles when another company is caught fulfilling its natural function of maximizing its profits at the expense of FOSS ideals?
In June this year, we launched a new weekly feature on Opensource.com highlighting some of the most interesting open source news from around the web. Each Friday, we share our take on recent open source news from around the globe, including some stories you may know well and some you may have missed.
IBM wants to be an open-source software supporter, but only when it suits it. The giant tech company was accused of breaking its pledge to not pursuit open-source companies and projects that might be infringing on some of its many patents. Yet, earlier this week, it did just that, sending TurboHercules, a company that makes an open-source mainframe ...
So, does your company do open source? Really? I'm not talking about using open source. I'm asking if your company takes open source philosophy to heart by walking the walk. I doubt there's any decent- sized company that doesn't use open source. But how many do open source in a business setting? Does your company *do* open source, like, within?
Open source news for your reading pleasure.December 9-13, 2013We scoured the web for some of this week's most interesting open source-related news stories so you don't have to. Here's what we found: