Working with other Apache committers and the ApacheCon planning committee, I curated a full day of training sessions about the Apache Way, from all different perspectives. We had a half-dozen Apache Members and more committers writing completely new presentations, each covering the core behaviors in a unique and informative way.
Watching the other presentations during that day, I was amazed at how consistent the core messages were, even for speakers who had never done an Apache Way talk before. But every presentation told a different story, covering aspects and reasons that made sense to them about what to do and why.
Apache Way Track - ApacheCon Miami
The Apache Way - Effective Open Source Project Management
With Shane Curcuru: The behaviors you can use to succeed at Apache, and how Apache project communities work.
Tales of Two Developers
With Andrew Wang and Alex Leblang: how corporations - and their employees - can best get involved in Apache projects, told from a new corporate developer's perspective.
From dev@to user@
With Steve Blackmon: How projects can make it easy to attract new contributors, and how one project community learned new tricks coming to the Apache Incubator.
Software is Easy, People are Hard
Panel discussion with Benjamin Young and Apache experts - how Apache projects can survive where others get dominated by one company, or run out of ideas, and their volunteers disappear.
The Apache Way For Business
With Nick Burch and a panel of Apacheites, explaining how your company should think about engaging with Apache projects.
Committed to Apache
With Sharan Foga: How individuals can get recognized for contributions in other ways besides code - all the rest of the ways projects need your help!
Shane is founder of Punderthings℠ LLC consultancy, helping organizations find better ways to engage with the critical open source projects that power modern technology and business. He blogs and tweets about open source governance and trademark issues, and has spoken at major technology conferences like ApacheCon, OSCON, All Things Open, Community Leadership Summit, and Ignite.
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