Software development analytics for the remote work era

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.

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GrimoireLab 0.2.40 release is out!

A new version of GrimoireLab is out. This post shows the major improvements from the latest GrimoireLab toolkit releases.

GrimoireLab is a 100% open source project maintained mainly by Bitergia developers and part of CHAOSS Software projects, one of The Linux Foundation projects. GrimoireLab’s main goal is to provide a software development analytics toolkit to analyze software development projects.

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The fight is on: COVID-19 vs Open Source Development

During the last months, COVID-19 (i.e., Coronavirus) has grown into a pandemic. Countermeasures to stop spreading the virus are having a huge impact on the economy in many countries. What about the software industry and open source? Would it be possible to check, somehow, the impact the virus has on open source software development? This post shows an initial analysis of how a pandemic can impact open source development.

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Hands-On Identity Management: GraphQL + Python for GrimoireLab

Have you ever struggled when managing contributor identities within software projects? GrimoireLab is developing a new SortingHat version, the tool used for identity management, to turn it into a GraphQL service! This article summarizes how we used Graphene, a library for building GraphQL APIs in Python, for boosting SortingHat’s integration with other apps.

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Analyze community and software development with Cauldron

In our previous post about Cauldron, we introduced Cauldron as a SaaS solution for project managers, analysts, and developers to analyze the community and processes of open source software development projects.

This post introduces new features of Cauldron and outlines our plan for the future. These additions are built on top of GrimoireLab and OpenDistro for Elasticsearch.

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