Brandon Keepers

InnerSource Summit

November 14, 2015 opensource
Companies today already understand that Open Source is necessary. Less is understood about how to effectively use Open Source principles on internal development. This is the challenge that InnerSource seeks to addresses.

Home Office 2.1

November 13, 2015 diy, work

I've worked from home in some form since 2005. My home office is generally reserved for productive activities, which makes it a space that I go when I need to focus. I decided to give it a little makeover last year to make it a place that is a little more inspiring.

Truck Factor

July 13, 2015 opensource, link

@mtov posts on the "Truck Factor"—the minimal number of developers that have to be hit by a truck before a project is incapacitated—of open source projects on GitHub.

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

July 9, 2015 book

As my job responsibilities have shifted in the past six months, I have found myself struggling to identify which opportunities I should take on and which fall outside of my purview. So I have found myself saying yes to almost everything for fear that I might miss out if I say no.

Well-known open source projects

May 14, 2015

Someone asked me this week: "What are some examples of open source software that most non-technical people have heard of?" I had a few answers off the top of my head, but not nearly enough. Anyone that uses a computer likely interacts with hundreds of open source components every day.

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avatar of Brandon Keepers I am Brandon Keepers, and I work at GitHub on making Open Source more approachable, effective, and ubiquitous. I tend to think like an engineer, work like an artist, dream like an astronaut, love like a human, and sleep like a baby.