Tag Archives: opensource.com

Hire for Culture Fit, Not Groupthink

Open. Transparent. Collaborative. Fast-paced. Constant change. Those are words that I’d use to describe the work culture I’ve lived in for the last 13 years as a Red Hat associate. I love every bit of it, but the culture at … Continue reading

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Boston Fun on Father’s Day Weekend: Waterfront

June has been a busy month. I helped with a book launch, CityCamp NC, and now this… June started off with the launch of The Open Organization, a new book from Red Hat CEO, Jim Whitehurst. My role has changed … Continue reading

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What every marketer should know about community management

I recently finished the book Z.E.R.O.: Zero Paid Media as the New Marketing Model by Joseph Jaffe and Maarten Albarda (Amazon) and wanted to share a few thoughts. In my role as an online marketing specialist and project manager, I … Continue reading

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Soaking in OpenStack and the Georgia Aquarium

OpenStack Summit Atlanta 2014 The agenda was overflowing at the OpenStack Summit in Atlanta, Georgia. There were almost 5,000 people attending keynotes, sessions, networking, and a little bit of night life. I’ve had a blast, learning as much as possible … Continue reading

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OBX Sandbars and Board Shorts Day Four: Taco Tuesday

Not only was it Taco Tuesday on day four of our OBX beach week, but it was “Work From OBX” day. On Tuesday, July 2, Merri Beth and I were working remote and getting stuff done. Red Hat is great … Continue reading

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How Raleigh became an open source city

And I’m published! This is it folks. After months of hard work and a longer than anticipated editing process, you can get your official copy of my book, The foundation for an open source city, at Lulu.com. It tells the … Continue reading

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Open source all the cities – Indiegogo crowdfunding launch

My book, The foundation for an open source city, is in the final stages of completion. I’m very excited. I know many of you have been eager to read the book and get your hands on a copy. And lucky for … Continue reading

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Help select my open source city book cover

I’m making great progress on my book. Pam Chestek has completed the first round of editing and I’ve gone through all those edits and made additions, updates, and corrections where needed. Now it’s going through a second round of editing … Continue reading

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Book introduction: The foundation for an open source city

As a preview to the book I’m working on, currently in editing, I wanted to share the introduction to my book and get some feedback from some of my potential readers. Please let me know what you think. Good, bad, … Continue reading

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Interview with Drupal and open source evangelist, Jeffrey A. “Jam” McGuire

I remember first meeting Jeffrey A. “Jam” McGuire in person at DrupalCon Denver. We talked about communities, music, and shared ways to show why open source is a better way. Even before meeting him, I could tell from my first interaction … Continue reading

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