Research: how can and should organizations use GitHub?

 Dear GitHub users, 

My name is Hans and I’m a Managment of Innovation Student who is currently writing his master thesis on Online Communities in Open Source Software Development. 

For my research, I am analyzing companies which use GitHub to open source their projects and connect with developers. I would be very interested in having a chat with developers who represent their firm on GitHub or use GitHub for organizational purposes. I would like to discover how organizations coordinate their employees in these practices, what your own experiences are and your vision on future development and improvements. I would also be more than happy to share my results with the organization to potentially help them in further using GitHub and Open Source development. 

Please let me know if you are interested in helping me in my research.

Furthermore, if there are any more questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

You can get in touch with me via sending me an email to [SENSITIVE INFO REMOVED BY MODERATOR]. 

Many thanks in advance to everyone willing to help me. 

Have a great day! 

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