Contributors and Contributions: the right tool to have the right metrics

At Bitergia we work with contributions and contributors to get metrics about them. Both meanings seem clear, however, both of them can be a little ambiguous, so in this blog post we are going to see what is a contribution and a contributor in the most famous free culture communities to see that sometimes the right tool gives you the right insight that you need.

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Why it’s a good time to set up an OSPO in your organization.

90% of IT leaders use open source software in their organizations’ innovation streams. This requires a strategy to manage modern companies’ relationships with the open source projects they use, release, or even contribute to. An open source program office (OSPO) creates this strategy by working across the organization. In this blog post, we want to highlight 5 reasons that your organization can master with an OSPO.

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The many faces of measuring OSPO success

There are different ways to measure the success of an OSPO (Open Source Program Office). What constitutes success is dependent on the goals of the organization and why it established the OSPO. Whatever the success metrics are, it is important for an OSPO to demonstrate its success. In this blog post, we want to navigate through some strategies that an OSPO can use to measure its success and show its value to the organization.

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How Bitergia Analytics can work with your objectives: analyzing use cases.

The need to understand how open source software is built has never been greater. Today, 90% of IT leaders use open source for their organizations and value streams, and they need to quickly identify risks and opportunities to succeed and to reach the objectives they have. In this blog, we want to highlight some cases about the experiences of our customers on how Bitergia Analytics services works for them in their daily tasks and to reach these objectives.

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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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