Developed by The Linux Foundation in collaboration with the TODO Group, the new guides cover the following topics:
- Improving Your Open Source Development Impact, by Ibrahim Haddad, Samsung Research America. This guide covers a number of practices that enterprises can adopt to help grow their footprint in large open source projects.
- Starting an Open Source Project, by Christine Abernathy, Facebook; Ibrahim Haddad; Guy Martin, Autodesk; John Mertic, The Linux Foundation; Jared Smith, Capital One. This guide helps enterprises already well versed in open source learn what they need to know to start their own open source projects.
- Open Source Reading List. A collection of 21 must-read books for open source program managers, compiled with input from TODO Group members.
Furthermore, The TODO Group also has three complementary case studies available, outlining how Comcast, Facebook and Salesforce built out their open source programs. More case studies will be released in the future to provide real life examples of how organizations are participating in and using open source.
Additional guides are planned for release. All are available on GitHub, where the community can submit recommendations and feedback, as well as The Linux Foundation website at https://www.linuxfoundation.org/os-guides.