During 6th and 7th of June we have been at OpenExpo Europe 2018. Actually, we have been participating in OpenExpo since the first edition, years ago. But this one has been different, because it’s been the first time we’ve had a booth in a Spanish open source conference!
Last week I was invited to participate in the Open Source Weekends meetup, so I set up a quick GrimoireLab demo for them. It was a surprise, part of my talk about the history of Bitergia. You can see the slides online:
Bitergia is providing services to many open source related companies and organizations, but one of the core aims has been always to provide something useful for the communities of those companies and organizations. So, how could we involve these communities in our customer care services?
First of all, let’s check what we are giving to our customers:
The Linux Foundation Open Source Summit North America 2017 is over, and we are already on the road for the next conference! But less brief some activities related with CHAOSS project during the last Open Source Summit in LA:
Today is an important milestone for GrimoireLab. Our little project has joined the set of The Linux Foundation projects to help open source ecosystems development. That Metrics Grimoire rewriting we started two years ago, to make easier for OSS projects and community managers to analyze software communities and development processes, has become part of a big family.
CHAOSS is a new Linux Foundation project aimed at producing integrated, open source software for analyzing open source development, together with defining implementation-agnostic metrics for measuring community activity, contributions and health. The CHAOSS community will help improve transparency of key project metrics, contributing to improve the project itself, as well as helping third parties make informed decisions when engaging with projects
It’s an open community to define metrics (CHAOSS Metrics) and to develope tools (CHAOSS Software) to analyze open source projects development and communities.
GrimoireLab is Bitergia’s contribution to the project as one of CHAOSS founding members. To be accepted as one of The Linux Foundation projects is an important milestone for us and for the GrimoireLab community in general. The project has a new mailing list, and we invite to all of you to join it!
Bitergia, the software development analytics company
Bitergia is focused on software development analytics. We aim to produce useful information about how software projects are performing, how different actors are contributing and how they could be improved.
We provide tools and means to track all these aspects, and to evaluate how policies and decisions are shaping the development processes.