Open source is coming of age. Corporations have started to embrace open source and are establishing best practices for managing their engagement with open source software and communities. However, some organisations that are willing to adopt open source software methods require support and guidance during their first steps. This is where the OSPO Alliance comes into play.Continue reading “Bitergia joins the OSPO Alliance”
Open Source Program Offices (OSPOs) have become vital to companies and their open source ecosystem, but getting the right information and a way to report OSPO activities is still unclear for many practitioners. Today’s post explains how Cauldron Cloud can be used as a reporting tool for three OSPO responsibilities: advocacy, community management and support.Continue reading “Reporting OSPOs with Cauldron Cloud”
Whether you struggle to understand which open source technology your software team should put its effort into, which open source projects are sustainable in the long term, or where is your development team contributing to, Cauldron.io can help you!Continue reading “The 3 things you can do with Cauldron that you never thought about”
One benefit that comes from the open source nature and transparency of open source covid19 tracing apps, is how quickly these solutions can scale up to stop disease outbreaks. This post shares some insights from a previous analysis, which investigates how robust the software development activity is on the different open source contact tracing apps.Continue reading “Open Source COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps to Improve Transparency and Adoption”
You might have seen our last post about Grimoirelab joining Hacktoberfest. What is Grimoirelab and what makes this project special? Here are 3 facts you didn’t know about this open source project.Continue reading “3 facts you didn’t know about GrimoireLab”
It’s Hacktoberfest time! Have you considered contributing to the CHAOSS software tool GrimoireLab? This post summarizes how to get started as well as some open source contribution guidelines which any newbie should keep an eye on!Continue reading “GrimoireLab joins Hacktoberfest 2020”
Company goals around using, consuming, contributing to and maintaining open source software (OSS) projects are usually related to market positioning, required upstream features development, and talent attraction or retention. Well-organized OSS efforts are managed by an Open Source Programs Office (OSPO).Continue reading “Why OSPO teams need a single source of truth (and how to achieve it)”
The LF AI Foundation hosts and supports open source projects within the artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning space. This post shows how the different LF AI projects software development activity evolved over time and the impact that The Linux Foundation brought to them.
We are living in the remote work era and for software development management it has become key to have transparent means to monitor the work of their teams. This post shows how to set up GrimoireLab to check not only the stability and throughput of software development teams, but also the collaboration between team members and with other teams in large or distributed organizations.
There will be companies that emerge stronger from the global coronavirus pandemic crisis because they adapt to changes and invest: We are living in the remote collaboration era, in which more companies are becoming software, and open source software is eating the world. To come out stronger, companies need to learn to work in distributed remote teams and specifically in open source, adapt to the changes in industry by breaking down silos and improving collaboration, and apply data-driven management to their (open source) software development.