Believe it or not, this site is not the only helpful resource on the Internet. Here are a few more. If you find something that should be here, let me know.
- Taiga Blog. The Taiga team regularly post great Agile content. Most of it is less about the tool and more about the methodology.
- Trello Blog. If you use Trello, this blog is a must-read. If you don’t, you’ll still find a lot of great tips on using kanban boards, as well as general productivity advice.
- ADKAR by Jeffrey Hiatt. If you need a framework to help manage changes to process or organization, this is a great resource.
- The Art of Community by Jono Bacon. This is the authoritative work on building communities.
- The Deadline by Tom DeMarco. It’s from a generation ago, but this project management textbook cleverly disguised as a noved still has a lot of lessons to teach.
- Human at a Distance: An Open Organization Guide to Distributed Teamwork (PDF). Open source projects are distributed by nature. This books helps you build practices for effective communication.
- Manage It! by Johanna Rothman. Although it’s written for a corporate audience, you’ll find a lot of great information in it.
- Uncurled: everything I know and learned about running and maintaining Open Source projects for three decades by Daniel Stenberg. This is a great collection of technical and people lessons learned from leading the cURL project.
- People Powered by Jono Bacon. In this book, Bacon looks at running communities from the corporate perspective.
- Positioning Free Open Source Software by Emily Omier. If you need to position your free open source offering against your commercial service, this book helps you build messaging that will land.
- Producing Open Source Software by Karl Fogel. This is an excellent book that covers the technical and cultural aspects of open source projects. It’s less geared toward the operational aspects, which is where Program Management for Open Source Projects fits nicely.
VM Brasseur also maintains a great list of recommended open source books at FOSS Books.
- Decision template. Use this to define the problem, proposal, and process when making a decision.
- TaskJuggler. This is a powerful, open source project management tool. It lets you manage your project like code and generates schedules, reports, and much more.
- WhenIsGood. When you’re trying to schedule a meeting, WhenIsGood is a valuable tool.
- “Five common diagramming mistakes” by Ashley Peacock. This article gives a concise explanation of mistakes people make with diagrams — and how to fix them.