Ben is Executive Director of Open Source Collective, hosting around 3,000 open source communities on the Open Collective Platform. Ben is also the maintainer of Octobox.io a GitHub Notifications web client and browser extension, and an occasional boardgame designer.
May 26th, 2023 | 41 mins 50 secs
Martin shares the story behind Maintainer Month, his role in supporting open-source maintainers and helping them succeed with GitHub, and strategies for setting expectations for senior management and funders.
January 27th, 2023 | 7 mins 37 secs
Hosts Ben, Pia and Richard shares all the details on State of Open Con 2023, how to get tickets, and the two-day session Sustain is having that they would love for you to join in on.
October 21st, 2022 | 42 mins 18 secs
Amanda goes in-depth about creating a broader engagement across the UK government on security, technical issues, and security policy issues.
Episode 138: Ruth Cheesley, the Mautic Project Lead at Acquia, on Building and Growing Open Source Communities
September 16th, 2022 | 39 mins 41 secs
Ruth shares her experience with OSS governance, why Open Source Friday is so important, and how she helps diversify the contributor base
September 2nd, 2022 | 39 mins 32 secs
Daniel joins us to talk about ReSA, how academia has changed over the years, and why funding is necessary for these projects
August 26th, 2022 | 35 mins 37 secs
Tracy shares her thoughts on the Node.js Foundations' Community Committee, and what the role is of Product, Program, and Project Managers in OSS
August 19th, 2022 | 38 mins 27 secs
Cornelius talks about his role as the Open Source Steward at DB Systel, and how he brings his extended history of working with KDE and other open source communities into the German open source world
August 12th, 2022 | 40 mins 46 secs
Georg Link, Richard Littauer, Dawn Foster, Willem Jiang, Amanda Casari, and Ben Nickolls on maintaining open source
July 29th, 2022 | 38 mins 49 secs
Bolaji takes us through the OSCA community and what can be done to help the next generation of open source contributors and developers from Africa.
July 15th, 2022 | 42 mins 50 secs
Per talks in-depth about the new FOSS Fund at Spotify, for paying maintainers of independent projects and giving back to open source developers.
July 8th, 2022 | 39 mins 59 secs
Our panelists, Richard, Justin, Ben, and Amanda, talk about the origins of SustainOSS and how it started, the definition of a “sustainer,” and how we can grow as a community.
June 17th, 2022 | 38 mins 38 secs
Astor of OFE talks about the economic impact of Open Source, and OSPO networks as policy tools.