Enterprise Lessons from Open-Source Successes article
May 04, 2008 GMT
Tina Gasperson wrote an interesting article for SDTimes called "Enterprise Lessons for Open-Source Successes". She touches on both the pros and cons of open source projects:
"These days, open-source development process is sometimes seen as subversive, but open-source development doesn’t upset apple carts for the sheer fun of it, say proponents. It really is a better way to create software."
Open Source Diva Video
May 04, 2008 GMT
Linux.com recently posted a video of "Open Source Diva" Danese Cooper explaining how and why she got started in open source.
May 01, 2008 GMT
It really is a vast virtual world out there, and every day I find something new that makes me wonder "Why didn't I know about this??" For example, today I ran across a post on the ReadWriteWeb.com site about the Sk*rt site changing its name. I hadn't heard of the Sk*rt site, a Digg-like site for women, but apparently visitors get to vote on the new name.
So, I poked around the site and... more »
Advancing Your Career with Open Source
Apr 28, 2008 GMT
The Linux Foundation's Amanda McPherson wrote an interesting blog post about careers in open source. Amanda points to the article in CIO, written by Esther Shindler, called "Open Source as an Easy Answer for Better Developer Visibility (and Career Opportunity)."
In the past year, I've done quite a bit of research about women in IT,... more »
Women Who Tech: Podcasts, and more
Apr 24, 2008 GMT
Women Who Tech podcasts -- inlcuding the Women in Open Source panel -- are now available online. You can also find them on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Flickr. Phew! Plus, as if that's not enough, you can watch their SF party video online.
If you missed the first TeleSummit, the next one is scheduled for Winter 2009.
Three Notification Tools
Apr 22, 2008 GMT
Tired of obsessively hitting the refresh button? Mackenzie posted a blog about three notification tools that can come in handy. She describes cGmail, Twitux, and GrNotify.
Women 2.0 at the Web 2.0 Expo
Apr 16, 2008 GMT
If you're in beautiful San Francisco at the Web 2.0 Expo April 22-25, be sure to stop by the Women 2.0 booth. The Women 2.0 site is also offering two free passes (valued at $1,695 each) to the expo. To enter to win, answer the following question on the Women 2.0 contest site: "How can Web 2.0 further improve your daily life?”