1. Trends in corporate open source engagement | - August 12, 2016

    […] Inner-sourcing, a term coined by Tim O’Reilly many years ago, describes companies adopting the collaborative and open development methodologies of open source inside the company. Inner-sourcing starts with changing the culture to one of sharing, collaborating on common projects, contributing to projects across the company, and using open and transparent tools and processes. Tools such as GitHub, Jira, and Jenkins have played a big role in helping teams work better together. Companies such as PayPal and Autodesk are proponents of this approach and see this as helping to cut duplication of code, priority inversion, enabling skills development, and to stage projects prior to open sourcing. (Learn more at the InnerSource Commons page on GitHub.) […]

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