The Linux Foundation helps program officers, community managers, and attorneys build effective open source programs and projects.

Why Create an Open Source Program

Our TODO (Talk Openly, Develop Openly) Group members explain…

Walmart Labs

“Your company is in a fight
for great engineers.”

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Box

“Our technology stack includes
open source projects.”

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Microsoft

“Open source is easy to grasp,
yet deceptively hard to master.”

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Open Source Guides for the Enterprise

Learn about best practices for running an open source program office or
starting an open source project within your organization.

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Connect With Other Open Source Professionals
and Share Tools and Best Practices

TODO Group

TODO is an open group of companies who want to collaborate on practices, tools, and other ways to run successful and effective open source projects and programs.

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Linux Foundation events are where the world’s greatest technologists collaborate, meet and innovate. If you rely on open source, you need to
be a part of Linux Foundation events.

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Get Strategic With Open Source

Fundamentals of Professional Open Source Management

Learn the management principles that successful companies including Facebook, Intel, Microsoft, Nissan, Samsung, and others, use to gain a business advantage with open source software. Take our Fundamentals of Professional Open Source course.

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Master Open Source Licenses

Understand your license requirements and how to build efficient, frictionless, and automated processes to support compliance.

Open Source Compliance Program

Offers tools, training, and standards

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Open Source Compliance in the Enterprise

What organizations need to know

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Practical GPL Compliance eBook

For startups, small businesses, and engineers

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