Developer Relations (AKA DevRel) need to show how attractive a specific software projects 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?
One of the main problems community managers face when they want to measure project’s health, is related with the life-cycle of it. If community managers are able to identify whether the project is either in growth, maturity or decline, that can be used when making further decisions regarding the project and its developer community
This February, Bitergians are more ready than ever. Do you want to know why? 2018 has been a year full of new development features, product improvement, etc and there is no better time than FOSDEM and CHAOSSCon to show what’s new at GrimoireLab platform.
Fintech companies were born in the digital world, and from the very beginning, their products and services take advantage of new technology practices. This post is the second part from our last article Innersource for financial services: A way to improve digital transformation? where we discussed the importance of Innersource for traditional financial services who wants to innovate. Today, we will focus on fintech companies and why Innersource should be implemented.
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Software development analytics plays an important role in decision making for many data-driven firms. Being able to provide support for a wide range of different data sources to measure any project (so you can aggregate more than just one type of data) and manage different identities and affiliations among several data sources, is something we believe that can lead to a better understanding of the project as a whole.
Open source is more than GitHub. Every day, you find open source developers using Slack to communicate with other community members, JIRA as bug-tracking tool, Meetup for community meetings, or Jenkins for continuous integration process. Even though GitHub plays an important role , it shouldn’t be considered the holy grail of open source when measuring our projects.
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One of the main points you think about when trying to implement digital transformation in financial services is software (Software is eating the labor market!). In fact, digital companies see their software as a crucial strategic asset for gaining competitive advantage and are constantly seeking new ways and models to improve innovation, break out silos or be faster to the market. Indeed, these are some of the main benefits InnerSource offers
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A developer relations (AKA DevRel) builds relationships with the developer community and is the linchpin between a company and its community. They are advocates (AKA avocados) in charge of creating healthy ecosystems and attractive open source projects, promote education and are usually involved in social activities such as conferences, developer events or community projects. Developer avocados need to show to the developer community they care about their interests but also show what their company do, while increasing talent acquisition.
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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: