On Thursday, November 15, 2018, Uber hosted its first open source event, Uber Open Summit 2018 for developers and community leaders. For this special occasion, Bitergia created a report to highlight Uber Open Source community engagement. Like many open source program offices, Uber open source had questions regarding project activity and performance, two important factors for decision making. Here are some examples of those questions:
More and more software companies are realizing how important is to have a solid developer community and start hiring DevRel roles for their core business. Tracking and collecting evidence of how your actions are performing to know if you’re archiving the established goals, is crucial when implementing DevRel programs.
Since Open Source has been declared a key factor for gaining competitive advantage within Software Industry, more and more companies begin to develop and collaborate within Open Source projects. This implies an important growth within project ecosystems, with more complex interactions between projects. Thus, are community professionals prepared to face these changes that have a direct impact on how we develop communities?
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We have been working for GitLab for some time, analyzing activity, community and performance in several of their projects like GitLab CE and GitLab EE. And of the questions they have asked has been: how many merge requests do we have open each week?. This workload insight helps to manage the effort spent in code review.
When companies embark on a Digital Transformation journey, one of the first things some of these companies implement is the latest technology and tools available in the market within their software infrastructure. However, all this technology will be nonsense if you don’t have a clear purpose.
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Hey Python programmers and Data Nerds! Once again, CHAOSS and GrimoireLab is part of Google Summer of Code: A three months paid program held during summer where students have the opportunity to improve their programming skills and get experience within Open Source
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Nowadays, since every company is a tech company, Open Source Program Offices (AKA OSPO) are getting popular among many organizations such as Uber, Comcast, Google, Amazon, Intel, etc. to better implement Open Source projects within their company to promote cross-community collaboration and thus, create a centralized organization of expertise around Open Source activities.
One of the last features we’ve been working on for Bitergia Analytics and GrimoireLab is called Panels Collection: A set of dashboards, aggregated in a unified structure with clear documentation for easy insights analysis and reporting.
Developer Relations (AKA DevRel) need to show how attractive a specific software project is and keep developers motivated, engaged and get more and more developers to either use or contribute to the project. At this point, marketing funnel model seems to work well. However, are marketing analytics tools enough to show to the companies the real value that comes from their developer communities?