Duane O’Brien (head of open source at Indeed) joined the show to talk about their FOSS Contributor Fund and FOSS Responders. He’s super passionate about open source, and through his role at Indeed Duane was able to implement this fund and open source it as a framework for other companies to use. We talk through all the details of the program, its impact and influence, as well as ways companies can use the framework in their organization. We also talk about FOSS Responders an initiative to support open source that has been negatively impacted by COVID-19.
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Notes and Links
- The FOSS Contributor Fund: Six Months In
- FOSS Contributor Fund - Framework
- Sentry on ‘Funding Open Source’
- FOSS Responders on Open Collective
- FOSS Responders - Virtual Funding Event (Friday - May 22, 2020)
- Sustaining FOSS projects by democratizing the sponsorship process
- Open Source 101