Open-Source Project Management 101 (unKonf)

Open-Source Project Management 101 (unKonf)

Do you need suits and an MBA to be a manager? Hint: You do not. Learn what it takes to successfully manage open-source projects of varying sizes each with their unique constraints - whether you're just getting started with open-source or whether you're already a successful contributor or maintainer.

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Christian Lück

October 12, 2019
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  1. 5.

    Project management 5 - Scrum - Agile - Cross functional

    teams - Upper management vs. engineering - $$$
  2. 15.

    Agenda 15 - hello - getting started - magic 1+

    - reliable open source - scaling empathy - burning out - sustainable - $$$ - team management - conclusions
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  13. 45.

    getting started 45 do what you’re good at and enjoy!

    just getting things done prototypes are perfectly fine
  14. 46.

    getting started 46 do what you’re good at and enjoy!

    just getting things done prototypes are perfectly fine eventually get better
  15. 48.
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    scaling empathy 75 at first, it’s easy eventually, people will

    disagree that’s okay no need to make everybody happy
  17. 78.

    burning out 78 mental health is a serious issue take

    care of yourself listen to yourself
  18. 79.

    burning out 79 mental health is a serious issue take

    care of yourself listen to yourself take your time
  19. 80.

    burning out 80 mental health is a serious issue take

    care of yourself listen to yourself take your time reach out for help @OSMIhelp
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    $$$ 99 donations rarely work in practice (needs scale) significantly

    affects project direction find what works for you
  24. 100.

    $$$ 100 donations rarely work in practice (needs scale) significantly

    affects project direction find what works for you $$$ is hard