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@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ Open Community defines how to best align these forces through:
- Effective governance & leadership.
- Diversity & Inclusiveness.
- Contributor recognition & motivation.
- Communication.
- Open & Transparent Communication.
- Branding & positioning (example of collaboration across forces, product
definition).
- Education & On-boarding.
@ -54,14 +54,16 @@ quickly understand the goals of the project.
Getting the current stake-holders input and buy-in is key to the success.
Typically a mission statement is developed in the early days of the project
when there are fewer contributors, which makes it critical and as a bonus, a
bit easier--to have an open discussion and process. Similarly, changing the
bit easier to have an open discussion and process. Similarly, changing the
mission statement should not be taken lightly, and can be a challenging process
as the community grows and there are a broader range of perspectives. A good
as the community grows and there are a broader range of perspectives. A good
example of this process came from the Zuul project. Project leaders first
drafted example mission statements in an etherpad, which was circulated to the
public mailing list for feedback and new ideas [link to archive]. The list of
ideas from the etherpad was then put to a Condorcet vote [link to archive] for
the same group of contributors, and the result was:
drafted example mission statements in an etherpad [#f1]_, which was circulated
to the public mailing list for feedback and new ideas [#f2]_. The list of
ideas from the etherpad was then put to a Condorcet vote [#f3]_ for the same
group of contributors, and the result was: "To provide software and processes
to automate continuous integration, delivery, and deployment of interrelated
software projects in a secure manner using project gating."
Effective Governance & Leadership
---------------------------------
@ -196,8 +198,16 @@ will ultimately make for a stronger community.
Contributor Recognition & Motivation
------------------------------------
Communication
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An open source project cannot survive without contributors, so it is important
for project leaders to motivate developers and find chances to encourage
them. It could be a mention in the project newsletters or an email sent to
public mailing lists or blog posts. Another good example could be the Open
Infrastructure Community Contributor Awards [#f4]_ which offer recognition to
behind-the-scenes heroes and are nominated at every Summit by other community
members.
Open & Transparent Communication
--------------------------------
Is there anything more emblematic of the modern work-force than attempting to
solve the problem of day-to-day communication? Open source communities face
@ -347,3 +357,10 @@ collaborate and participate. In turn actively reach out to engage and
participate in other communities to enhance integration efforts. Need
examples here
.. rubric:: Footnotes
.. [#f1] https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/zuul-mission
.. [#f2] http://lists.zuul-ci.org/pipermail/zuul-discuss/2018-May/000394.html
.. [#f3] https://civs.cs.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/results.pl?id=E_708e8e18e160cdcf
.. [#f4] https://superuser.openstack.org/articles/open-infrastructure-community-contributor-awards-denver-summit-edition/
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