March 12-14, 2019 - Half Moon Bay, CA
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Thursday, March 14 • 4:30pm - 5:00pm
What Success Looks Like for Open Source Communities - Jeffrey Osier-Mixon, The Linux Foundation

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How is success identified and determined for an open source project and the people it serves, and how can we ensure that a project is achieving its potential? Each project is unique in both its character and in the needs it addresses, but there are best practices that can be generalized to all communities. Jefro discusses community intercommunications, feedback mechanisms, and project metrics, as well as the value of anecdotes and the philosophy of why measuring success is important.

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Jefro Osier-Mixon

Program Manager, Linux Foundation
"Jefro" Osier-Mixon has been an open source professional since the early 1990s as a technical writer and occasional developer as well as community manager, program manager, and OSPO leader. His primary activities over the years have included the Yocto Project, Zephyr Project, GNU... Read More →

Thursday March 14, 2019 4:30pm - 5:00pm PDT