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In the Open Source Program Office we consider a healthy open source community one that demonstrates open practices, uses open infrastructure, and cultivates an open culture with the goal of becoming more sustainable

"But even for the most seasoned community architects, measuring an open source community's health is a complex, difficult, and sometimes intimidating task.

That's because any picture of project health is actually a mosaic. Multiple factors combine to depict a community's overall health. You'll never find just one indicator you can point to and say "See? The community is healthy." (You can, however, find some indicators that immediately show that a community is unhealthy.)..."


Friday Five - October 9, 2020
Red Hat News, October 9th, 2020
The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat blog post with 5 of the week's top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry. Consider it your weekly digest of things that caught our eye

  • Call for Proposals Now Open for Red Hat Summit 2021
  • Red Hat Unveils Enterprise Customer Advocacy Program, Red Hat Accelerators
  • The Modern Customer Podcast - Six Ways To Support Employees During COVID-19 with DeLisa Alexander
  • CRN - Red Hat's CIO On COVID-19, Cloud And Being A Big Red Hat Customer
  • Red Hat Extends Collaboration with NVIDIA to Optimize Infrastructures Across the Hybrid Cloud

Read on for details.


Red Hat's open hybrid cloud platform helped to speed time-to-market by 2x, halve operational costs and free up the Pibank business to focus on innovation

"Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Pibank, part of Grupo Pichincha, has launched as a digital banking brand in Spain powered by Red Hat OpenShift...

Grupo Pichincha identified an opportunity in the Spanish market to meet the needs of customers that expect a paperfree and easy way to bank, and set out a plan to deliver a digital offering by 2020, called Pibank. Pibank looked for a cloud-native development platform that would enable it to rapidly create, release and adapt services in response to user and competitive demand, and changing regulatory climate. It also sought the flexibility to scale across a hybrid environment that could include private and multiple public clouds..."


The community-driven program fosters passionate technology experts to share knowledge, experience and expertise with industry peers

Red Hat announced the introduction of its enterprise customer advocacy program, Red Hat Accelerators. Drawing on its extensive community-building history, the customer-facing program serves as a natural extension of its customer-focused approach to both its open source and enterprise product portfolio, enacted to form deeper and more engaging relationships with its customers.

Red Hat Accelerators offers peer-to-peer networking with like-minded Red Hat practitioners to foster deeper learning and broaden exposure to various products, technologies, use cases and issues along with group discussions on features and functions. Along with access to Red Hat experts and business leaders, participants receive exclusive, early access to products, which helps develop their domain expertise and build credibility. The program also contributes to individual's personal and professional development, expanding their knowledge and skills to stay relevant and up to date in the industry, amongst peers and with the market..."

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