Community Metrics Playbook column

James Falkner leads us on a journey into the treacherous yet rewarding world of community metrics.

How a lifecycle management tool uses metrics

How a lifecycle management tool uses metrics
Learn what metrics to measure from this interview with the community manager of Foreman, a lifecycle management tool for physical and virtual servers.Read more

4 questions to answer when choosing community metrics to measure

4 questions to answer when choosing community metrics to measure
When evaluating a specific metric that you are thinking about including in your metrics plan, you should answer four questions.Read more

Tools for collecting and analyzing community metrics

Tools for collecting and analyzing community metrics
Learn about some of the technical details of gathering and analyzing your community metrics.Read more

Using metrics effectively in OpenStack development

Using metrics effectively in OpenStack development
The OpenStack Foundation Ecosystem Technical Lead, Ildikó Váncsa, explains how OpenStack metrics can be used in software development processes.Read more

Choosing the right metrics for your project

Choosing the right metrics for your project
This month learn about a basic strategy for deciding what to measure in your community.Read more

How to measure your community's health

How to measure your community's health
How to measure the health of your community, identify problems, and track progress towards your goals.Read more

Why you should avoid vanity metrics and measure what matters

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Metrics. Measures. How high? How low? How fast? How slow? Ever since the dawn of humankind, we've had an innate and insatiable desire to measure and...Read more