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Tuesday, October 23 • 11:30 - 12:10
Revitalizing Open Source Contributions and Participation across Mozilla - Daniel Izquierdo, Bitergia & Riccardo Iaconelli, Mozilla

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In 2017, Mozilla embarked upon an effort to revitalize open source contribution and participation across the organization. Working with Bitergia, we analyzed 16 years of contribution data, ran surveys, and spoke with both employee and non-employee contributors.

A key finding was that while Mozilla was fully committed to OSS co-development, we didn't have a common framework to help us talk about how OSS project differs in terms of goals, environment, and resourcing. Our one-size-fits-all mental model meant we didn't always set correct expectations around a project or commit appropriately.

This presentation will show the work done with Bitergia to gain a more thorough understanding of what OSS contribution at Mozilla looks like and the Open Source Archetypes, which are a loose definition of OSS models as found in the wild, which we created with the help of Open Tech Strategies.

Speakers
avatar for Riccardo Iaconelli

Riccardo Iaconelli

Sr Open Source Strategist, Mozilla
Riccardo Iocanelli is from Milano, Italy, and has been a free software developer since the age of 13. As of October 2018, he's the lead Open Source Strategist for Mozilla. Most recently, he was the Open Source Project Leader for the Italian government's Digital Transformation Team... Read More →
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Daniel Izquierdo

Director of Consulting, Bitergia
Daniel Izquierdo Cortazar is a cofounder at Bitergia, a company that provides software analytics for open source and internal ecosystems, where he’s focused on the quality of the data, research of new metrics, analysis, and studies of interest for Bitergia customers via data mining... Read More →



Tuesday October 23, 2018 11:30 - 12:10 BST
Cromdale Hall C, Level -2