Community at ScaleA Tactical Overview of How to Grow Your              FOSS Project  Leslie Hawthorn (@lhawthorn) - Lydia ...
Why does it matter?
by studio-d on flickr (cc by-nc)
Your community is a snowflake (and so are ours)
Dont go on likenothing is happening      (act now)
Choose yourinfrastructure    wisely
Make sure the project surviveswhen people leave
Find areas with alow bus-factor pro-     actively
Create a legal   entity
Fiduciary Licensing   Agreements
Recreatecommunity feelingon a smaller scale
Make it possible to not know  everything
Pro tip:community story    time
Make iteasy to join
Make it easy to leave
Know yourdependencies(and diversify)
Questions?!@lhawthorn   @nightrose
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Community at Scale

  1. 1. Community at ScaleA Tactical Overview of How to Grow Your FOSS Project Leslie Hawthorn (@lhawthorn) - Lydia Pintscher (@nightrose)
  2. 2. Why does it matter?
  3. 3. by studio-d on flickr (cc by-nc)
  4. 4. Your community is a snowflake (and so are ours)
  5. 5. Dont go on likenothing is happening (act now)
  6. 6. Choose yourinfrastructure wisely
  7. 7. Make sure the project surviveswhen people leave
  8. 8. Find areas with alow bus-factor pro- actively
  9. 9. Create a legal entity
  10. 10. Fiduciary Licensing Agreements
  11. 11. Recreatecommunity feelingon a smaller scale
  12. 12. Make it possible to not know everything
  13. 13. Pro tip:community story time
  14. 14. Make iteasy to join
  15. 15. Make it easy to leave
  16. 16. Know yourdependencies(and diversify)
  17. 17. Questions?!@lhawthorn @nightrose
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