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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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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Cross-communities collaboration: A new era to develop communities

Since Open Source has been declared a key factor for gaining competitive advantage within Software Industry, more and more companies begin to develop and collaborate within Open Source projects. This implies an important growth within project ecosystems, with more complex interactions between projects. Thus, are community professionals prepared to face these changes that have a direct impact on how we develop communities?
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Measuring GitLab activity, community and performance with GrimoireLab

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.

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