The need to constantly keep in touch with your communities

Here is the list of the events in which I’m participating in the fourth quarter of 2014. If you come, I’ll be very pleased to meet you. Main reason for participation is my need to keep in touch with my communities. This means: keep updated with what’s going on, contribute as you can and, mainly, meet people and prospects, strengthen relationships, and make new friends.

The first event was inspired by an open contribution supporting educational activities.… Read the rest

Productivity Intelligence: bridging the gap between developers and enterprise standards

[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 development processes. This approach is named Productivity Intelligence for two reasons.

The former is related to the meaning of “productivity”.… Read the rest

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

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 SLOC. Which is the correlation between SLOC and software development? The number of lines of code per day?… Read the rest