Archive for the ‘Open Quality’ Category

Productivity Intelligence: bridging the gap between developers and enterprise standards

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

[A previous post about Productivity Intelligence and 3D analysis is here. You can also see a presentation and read the use case. This article has been posted in Eclipse Newsletter – Project Quality – September 2014.] What Productivity Intelligence is. Engineering Group has adopted an innovative approach within its Software Labs to measure quality in […]

Productivity Intelligence: a 3D analysis of Technical, Economical and Social data

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

At academic conferences on software measurement and analysis, I feel  frustrated when I discover the software metric adopted by analysts. They tend to evaluate software development productivity using SLOC as a metric. The reason for this is almost always the same: we need data, large amounts of data: the only available and reliable data are […]

SOS Open Source: Save Our Souls from Open Source assessments

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

The inclusion of open source solutions and developments into software qualification and selection methodologies is not a new research topic. For many years different approaches have existed, including QSOS by Atos Origin, OSMM by B.Golden, OSMM by Cap Gemini, EOS by Optaros, OpenBRR, OSS Watch, IRCA by David Wheeler, ohloh recently acquired by Black Duck […]

Teaching Open Source

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

Do you think it’s possible to teach Open Source? It seems so … Recently I’ve discovered the Teaching Open Source initiative which aims to teach next generations of software developers, analysts, system admin, etc. the ability to work eficently within Open Source communities. The concept of “Open Source in Education is extremely unclear”, as stated […]

Open Quality

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

With this post I’m starting my new adventure in the SpagoWorld blog. I’m going to write, mainly, for the so called Open Quality category, which purpose is to collect the investigations about Quality and Open Source relationship. As directly involved on these two elements (Quality and Open Source) my personal aim is to make them […]