The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat® blog post with 5 of the week's top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry. Consider it your weekly digest of things that caught our eye.


NBC Nightly News - Growing number of companies expanding paternity leave options for new dads

Research shows paternity leave is good for business, and top companies including Red Hat now offer 11 weeks paid time off on average and more are encouraging employees to take that time with their families.


Red Hat collaborates with Google, SAP, IBM and others on Knative to deliver hybrid serverless workloads to the enterprise

Monday marked a milestone for serverless, specifically Knative. Technology leaders including Red Hat, Google, SAP and IBM, have committed to leveraging Knative as an open standard in their commercial serverless offerings.


Red Hat contributes etcd, the cornerstone of Kubernetes, to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Red Hat is thrilled to announce our contribution of etcd, an open source project that is a key component of Kubernetes, and its acceptance into the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), a vendor-neutral foundation housed under The Linux Foundation to drive the adoption of cloud native systems.


Open Outlook: Partner Ecosystem

In this post in our Open Outlook series, Mark Enzweiler reflects on the last year and looks into the future and where we can go with our partners.


5 things you won't learn from The Open Organization Leaders Manual

Billed as "a handbook for building innovative and engaged teams," the second edition of The Open Organization Leaders Manual is available now as a Creative Commons-licensed eBook and a paperback.

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