During the last InnerSource Commons in Baltimore, Daniel Izquierdo Cortázar and I had the opportunity to introduce the CHAOSS Project to InnerSource practitioners. This post summarizes the main topics we covered.
Years ago, we developed a software development communities and processes analytics PaaS PoC based in GrimoireLab technologies. We called it Cauldron, and recently we have started working on a big update, that includes many new features, including Open Distro for Elascticsearch! Let’s see what’s coming…
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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.
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?