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InnerSource in Action

The InnerSource Commons community has over 1000 subscribers from 400 organizations. Listed below is a sample of the organizations who have publicly declared they are using InnerSource.

“ We’re moving towards more openness, which ultimately creates a communication culture and a generative culture, rather than one that’s bureaucratic and process-based. ”

Kevin Truckenmiller, Lead DevOps Engineer in CRSL

“ InnerSource paves the way for ADEO to introduce new open source projects and give developers more freedom. ”

Guilherme Guitte, Lead Developer Advocate

“ If we give people the right tools and the right platform, it’s a start. We can share more within our company and with each other, growing as an InnerSource organization. ”

Joost Hofman, Head of Tech Enabling

“ InnerSource has allowed us to deliver dozens of cross-cutting features more efficiently, spanning multiple teams and services. ”

Rob Bell, Principal Software Engineer

“ Our tools have been built been built from the ground up with an expectation of InnerSource … The way that we encourage that in a very disparate organization is mostly word of mouth and clear documentation. ”

Steph Egan, Software Engineering Team Lead

“ InnerSource is not new to Bloomberg … our competitive advantage is really in being able to innovate, come up with new ideas and get them out to our specialized consumers on a regular basis at the speed that they require it to be competitive in the market. ”

Panna Pavangadkar, Global Head of Engineering Developer Experience

“ InnerSource has absolutely made our developers stronger. ”

Piyush Goel, VP of Engineering

“ Our InnerSource journey started small and then started to grow to an enterprise scale. ”

Roderick Randolph, Capital One

“ InnerSource helped us create a community inside the company... InnerSource is truly a cultural transformation. ”

Nithya Ruff, Head of Comcast’s Open Source Program Office

“ With InnerSource, we want to enable all developers with the freedom to be creative, to drive innovation without barriers, and to be appreciated for their contributions across the company. ”

Zsuzsanna Gnandt, InnerSource Project Manager

“ What we're seeing now is the technology has caught up with all these ideas of innovation and collaboration, and that's really critical for us. ”

Joan Watson, Research and Developement IT

“ What we're seeing now is the technology has caught up with all these ideas of innovation and collaboration, and that's really critical for us. ”

Joan Watson, Research and Developement IT

“ Everyone should be able to read the code that powers etsy.com and contribute to the broader success of the company. ”

Keyur Govande, Cheif Architect

“ Our environment allows developers to find solutions that have already been developed. They can collaborate on those, and then reuse them. ”

KFlorian Frischmuth, Cheif Architect

“ The reason why InnerSource works is because like open source you're working with people who are collaborating with different priorities kind of thing because they're working on different things ”

Martin Woodworth, Director, Developer Relations

“ We need to build a community around the InnerSource projects of people who share the same ideals. ”

Willem Jiang and Long Li, Huawei

“ We see InnerSource as a way to improve efficiency through code reuse. But even beyond that, it's an amazing conduit for learning and exchanging ideas and facilitating innovation within IBM. ”

Jeff Jagoda, Senior Site Engineer

“ Suddenly developers are buttoning up the structure of their code—open source and InnerSource act as a forcing function to get the details right and ready for more eyes. ”

Fedor Terlov, Director of Site Reliability

“ We have seen greater engineering satisfaction among teams that practice InnerSource... we have [also] seen better product quality and responses because of InnerSource. ”

Arno Mihm, Program Manager InnerSource

“ We knew (with InnerSource) were going to save money, but that savings immediately turned into more capacity for teams to do the most valuable work for our business. ”

Cindy Payne, Associate Vice President of IT Application Services

“ We found it very useful to work within the InnerSource Commons.. Where you can bounce ideas off of other InnerSource practitioners ”

Russ Rutledge, Director of Community and InnerSource

“ We try to standardize our code style, our languages so that everybody can contribute to repositories. It’s really good for me making a change on a project, a service skeleton, or a common library to know that everybody’s going to use that to deploy their service. ”

Haberkorn Gomes, Infosec Tech Manager

“ The Process of InnerSource is actually the mindset of Collaboration. ”

Sathish Vaidyanathan, Adopting InnerSource Book

“ Pull requests are welcome. Someone out there might find a better solution than I can. ”

Laurent Ploix, Product Manager

“ This internal community removes friction as we build software while making all of our projects more open and social. ”

Micheal Advocate, Developer Advocate

“ We work together as a team to provide InnerSource methodology to encourage new people to initiate new projects... 70% of SAP employees would like to contribute if suitable projects are available. ”

Micheal Graf and Guilherme Dellagustin, SAP

“ [Tencent] adopted InnerSource to promote engineer culture inside the company... 80% of projects get InnerSourced. ”

Jerry Tan, Tencent

“ Our development teams have benefited from the collaborative features of GitHub. It allows them to take co-development to a whole new level by working as a community and maturing our InnerSourcing practices. ”

Jo Ann Tan, Vice President and Head of Infrastructure

“ Anyone can learn something from another team and quickly see what’s in the code..Having a fairly open structure allows people to get involved quite easily and quickly. ”

Alberto Giorgi, Director of Engineeering

“ We have an InnerSource policy, Everybody has access to create pull requests on all repositories. You can see all our code. We don’t lock down anything. ”

Jo Ann Tan, Vice President and Head of Infrastructure

“ Our development teams have benefited from the collaborative features of GitHub. It allows them to take co-development to a whole new level by working as a community and maturing our InnerSourcing practices. ”

Jo Ann Tan, Vice President and Head of Infrastructure

“ A project isn’t just about the code, there’s a team behind it, including writers, designers and project managers. [InnerSource] gives you the opportunity to collaborate across multiple time zones and business units. ”

Minchene Tang, Vmware

“ Once you embrace it [InnerSource] and see new teams come on, you show examples of places where not only can people contribute, you unlock bottlenecks ”

Jeremy King, Executive Vice President & CTO for Global eCommerce

“ Once you embrace it [InnerSource] and see new teams come on, you show examples of places where not only can people contribute, you unlock bottlenecks ”

DT Norris, Senior Software Engineering Manager

“ We have thousands of developers working on these projects today and at any given time we’re doing dozens of different projects... 75% of our clients with large global enterprises are trying InnerSource in some way, shape or form. ”

Andrew Aitken, Wipro

“ Our engineering culture is open and centred around teams owning services and being responsible for running them in production. ”

Jason Smale, VP of Engineering