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Open source analytics and metrics tools can help you figure out what to measure and how to measure it, then how to analyze and share your data.

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5 principles for deciding what to measure.
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Traditional metrics don't accurately predict the success or impact of open source projects. Here are some alternative approaches.
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Although metrics are an important way to understand community members' effectiveness, they're only one piece of the puzzle.
Analytics: Charts and Graphs

These four versatile web analytics tools provide valuable insights on your customers and site visitors while keeping you in control.
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If you're looking for scientific computing software, but can't afford the leading proprietary solution, check out these open source options.
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Measuring data can help open source communities boost efficiency, but designing and implementing a strategy can be a challenge. Here's how to break it down.
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Foreman is a lifecycle management tool for physical and virtual servers.
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When evaluating a specific metric that you are considering including in your metrics plan, you should answer four questions.