Practical Open Source is a monthly podcast/videocast/blog post series produced by the team at the Open Source Initiative. This online series is intended as a forum for Open Source practitioners to discuss all the details of implementing open source. Sessions focus on various subjects such as choosing a license, legal aspects, procurement processes, pitching the value of open source and much more.

  • The 2023 report of the licenses in use by the biggest package managers highlights the need to educate developers on … The post The most popular licenses for each language in 2023 appeared first on Voices of Open Source.
  • During our POSI 2021 event Marc Jones, General Counsel at CivicActions shared some of his top-level advice for anyone looking to open source a project The post Simplify Open Source License Compliance appeared first on Voices of Open Source.
  • GitHub is committed to open source and building solutions that support the open source community. The ReadME Project amplifies the voices of the developer community by telling stories about open source, culture, security, DevOps, and more. The post GitHub’s The ReadME Project elevates the open source community through education and mentorship appeared first on Voices […]
  • In her presentation at POSI 2021, Deborah Bryant, OSI Board Director, recalled that she was first introduced to open source when she ran a commercial ISP earlier in her career. The post How to talk to your boss about open source appeared first on Voices of Open Source.