Physical and organizational decentralization is promoted not only by open source community development models, but also by the nature of open licensing models and the culture of sharing and contribution that is an important part of many open source projects. In this micro-course, students will participate in planning the production of distributed open source software through project and program management methodologies that enable an information technology unit to support a decentralized workflow for design, development, and distribution. Managing a sustainable community responsible for generating critical organizational information and technology assets can be a complex and consequential undertaking.
By the end of this micro-course, students will be able to:
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