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Episode 37: The Orbit Model with Patrick Woods

Episode 37: The Orbit Model with Patrick Woods

Panelists Georg Link | Venia Logan Guest Patrick Woods Sponsor SustainOSS (https://sustainoss.org/) Show Notes [00:02:18] Patrick tells us about himself and his journey of what got him to where he is today. [00:08:00] We learn more about the foundations of The Orbit Model and what it looks like. Patrick explains the central components which are gravity, love, reach, and orbit level. [00:13:05] Patrick goes over the other prior models that community managers have used and compares it to this orbit analogy. [00:16:04] Venia asks Patrick to talk about how a person’s interaction over time and the measurement, how that love decays can tell you where they are in that path. [00:23:21] Patrick fills us on the users of The Orbit Model and Georg wonders if he has some insights from the users of the Orbit Model, and if he’s seen any pitfalls or success stories. [00:28:07] We learn from Patrick if he fosters conversations between communities and their community managers, and what kind of communities he sees The Orbit Model being applied to. [00:33:07] Georg talks about community health and how the CHAOSS project uses the metrics to understand the health of our open source communities. He wonders if The Orbit Model looks at it that way or if there’s another way to look at it. [00:35:26] Patrick tells us about when the Orbit company started and building a product around it, and about the future of Orbit. [00:38:16] Find out all the different places you can find Patrick online. Value Adds (Picks) of the week [00:39:37] Venia’s pick is a book called, Secret Formulas of the Wizard of Ads by Roy Williams. [00:40:43] Patrick’s pick is a book called, The Culture Map by Erin Meyer. [00:42:11] Georg’s picks are visiting your local library and a book called, Angrynomics by Eric Lonergan and Mark Blyth. Links CHAOSS (https://chaoss.community/) CHAOSS Project Twitter (https://twitter.com/chaossproj?lang=en) CHAOSScast Podcast (https://podcast.chaoss.community/) podcast@chaoss.community (mailto:podcast@chaoss.community) Patrick Woods Twitter (https://twitter.com/patrickjwoods) Patrick Woods Linkedin (https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrickjwoods/) Developer Love podcast (https://www.heavybit.com/library/podcasts/developer-love/) Orbit (https://orbit.love/) Orbit Blog (https://orbit.love/blog/) The Orbit Model-GitHub (https://github.com/orbit-love/orbit-model) Secret Formulas of the Wizard of Ads by Roy Williams (https://www.amazon.com/Secret-Formulas-Wizard-Ads-Williams-ebook/dp/B00284AZQU) The Culture Map by Erin Meyer (https://erinmeyer.com/books/the-culture-map/) Angrynomics by Eric Lonergan and Mark Blyth (https://www.agendapub.com/books/128/angrynomics) CHAOSScast Podcast-Episode 2-Social Currency Metric System (SCMS) (https://podcast.chaoss.community/2) Special Guest: Patrick Woods.

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