Contribution Graphs part 3: Distribution of contributions

I’m posting a quick series of these without much comment on my part as I’d love to know what you see in each of them. This is looking at activity in Github (commits and issues), for the repositories listed here. It’s an initial dive into the data, so don’t be afraid to ask questions of… Continue reading Contribution Graphs part 3: Distribution of contributions

Contribution Graphs part 1: Contributions over time

I’m posting a quick series of these without much comment on my part as I’d love to know what you see in each of them. This is looking at activity in Github (commits and issues), for the repositories listed here. It’s an initial dive into the data, so don’t be afraid to ask questions of… Continue reading Contribution Graphs part 1: Contributions over time

Is being a member of the mozilla ‘organization’ on github a good proxy indicator of being staff?

Following on from the post about Gitribution, these are my notes around my initial exploration of the data extracted from Github. One of the challenges of counting volunteer contributors to Mozilla is working out who is a volunteer and who is paid-staff. The concept of a volunteer contributor in itself is full of complications, as… Continue reading Is being a member of the mozilla ‘organization’ on github a good proxy indicator of being staff?

Gitribution

Over the last week or so I’ve been building a thing: Gitribution. It’s an attempt to understand contributions to Mozilla Foundation work that happen on Github. It’s not perfect yet, but it’s in a state to get feedback on now. Why did I build this? For these reasons (in this order): Counting: To extract counts… Continue reading Gitribution

The Language of Contribution Metrics

TL;DR: Share your thoughts on the language we use around contribution metrics here (anyone can contribute): https://etherpad.mozilla.org/contributors-dashboard-language Then if you have the time, here are some of my thoughts on this topic… What does language have to do with metrics? You’d be forgiven for thinking that working with data and metrics is a clean and… Continue reading The Language of Contribution Metrics

Mozilla Foundation Contributors Dashboard

Because a short blog post is better than none at all (maybe it’s even better?) This is what I’m working on right now: Our plan to ship a Contributors Dashboard for the Foundation The front-end demo of that dashboard