Save 37% off PRO during our Black Friday Sale! »

How to bea Corporate Open Source Citizen

1ed0b822068d34032bca7d2beeb2f846?s=47 Casey West
October 03, 2015

How to bea Corporate Open Source Citizen

It's generally considered a good thing when companies open source their software. They're giving back to the community and being good citizens. Unfortunately it's not always the case that companies are good actors in our community. Sometimes they are bad actors, with practices including deceptive promises of open participation and exploiting free labor in the form of community contributions.

This talk explores patterns in company-sponsored open source projects, actions which influence the acceptability of those projects by the open source community, and opportunities for companies to participate wholeheartedly in the open source community. Let's talk about the patterns demonstrated by good corporate open source citizens.

1ed0b822068d34032bca7d2beeb2f846?s=128

Casey West

October 03, 2015
Tweet

Transcript

  1. Photo by Mr-Script [LT] - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/22741527@N04

    Created with Haiku Deck @caseywest
  2. None
  3. Photo by DonkeyHotey - Creative Commons Attribution License https://www.flickr.com/photos/47422005@N04 Created

    with Haiku Deck @caseywest
  4. Photo by See-ming Lee ཥࢥ໌ SML - Creative Commons Attribution

    License https://www.flickr.com/photos/48973657@N00 Created with Haiku Deck @caseywest
  5. @caseywest

  6. Photo by John-Morgan - Creative Commons Attribution License https://www.flickr.com/photos/24742305@N00 Created

    with Haiku Deck @caseywest
  7. Photo by StockMonkeys.com - Creative Commons Attribution License https://www.flickr.com/photos/86530412@N02 Created

    with Haiku Deck @caseywest
  8. Photo by "The Wanderer's Eye Photography" - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike

    License https://www.flickr.com/photos/8997331@N04 Created with Haiku Deck @caseywest
  9. Photo by waldopepper - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License https://www.flickr.com/photos/53799989@N00 Created

    with Haiku Deck @caseywest
  10. Photo by ryanne { trimmed reality } - Creative Commons

    Attribution-NonCommercial License https://www.flickr.com/photos/96941606@N00 Created with Haiku Deck @caseywest
  11. Photo by ecstaticist - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/41864721@N00 Created

    with Haiku Deck @caseywest
  12. Photo by ragesoss - Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/34166194@N00 Created

    with Haiku Deck @caseywest
  13. Photo by Mukumbura - Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/11738433@N03 Created

    with Haiku Deck @caseywest
  14. Photo by Jim Nix / Nomadic Pursuits - Creative Commons

    Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/34825346@N02 Created with Haiku Deck @caseywest
  15. Photo by oatsy40 - Creative Commons Attribution License https://www.flickr.com/photos/68089229@N06 Created

    with Haiku Deck @caseywest
  16. Photo by Marc Wathieu - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License https://www.flickr.com/photos/88133570@N00

    Created with Haiku Deck @caseywest
  17. Photo by HowardLake - Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/53941041@N00 Created

    with Haiku Deck @caseywest
  18. Photo by eVo photo - Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/60414609@N00

    Created with Haiku Deck @caseywest
  19. Photo by PoYang_തڼ - Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/68146872@N00 Created

    with Haiku Deck
  20. Photo by ecstaticist - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/41864721@N00 Created

    with Haiku Deck @caseywest
  21. Photo by Manoj Kengudelu - Creative Commons Attribution License https://www.flickr.com/photos/11767573@N02

    Created with Haiku Deck @caseywest
  22. Photo by Dallas Krentzel - Creative Commons Attribution License https://www.flickr.com/photos/31867959@N04

    Created with Haiku Deck @caseywest