What is so special about open source? the code is open, and that should be it? It is the practices of open culture that works under the cover, that makes it great. Open source is now ubiquitous and widely used across every industry. Improved developer productivity, collaboration, quality, developer career growth are few characteristic features of open source model. This session will illustrate the key aspects of open source development and share some of the best practices. We will take specific examples and case studies to make the messaging comprehensive and robust.