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  • Bringing together people, processes and tools with MetOps

    In this last article of our current MetOps series, Mike Duffy gives us a practical guide to getting started with MetOps and looks at some of his preferred tools of the trade.…

  • Play To Innovate

    Challenge your thinking and create a new mindset An open and playful mind is a sound basis for innovation. Opening up the mind towards creativity is a challenge as we tend to…

  • From Sentiment Analysis to CHAOSS Theory

    The past few years Bitergia organised several FLOSS metrics events in conjunction with either CLS, OSCON or FOSDEM. Each event saw interesting speakers from organisations like Paypal, Zalando etc. This year there…

  • Patching – often said, rarely seen

    You may have heard that Equifax, a vast international company trusted with millions of people’s private data has been hacked. In this regard they can join many other organisations that have suffered…

  • We Need to Kill DevOps

    DevOps has been a truly transformational approach, allowing teams to develop, deploy and innovate on software quickly, easily and without the traditional friction (Or occasional fist fight) between the guardians of the…

  • Community Software

    As IT decision makers one of the most common and contentious questions we are faced with is the selection of technology and the technology partners from whom we choose to procure technology.…

  • Throw away your monitoring, it’s metrics that matter

    Monitoring is not given the time and effort it deserves. Instead it’s seen as an afterthought, a tech debt item with very little importance. This is strange. Monitoring is quite literally the…

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    Why We Love Community (And You Should Too!)

    In my earlier article about Building Communities, I mentioned how some communities just grow into existence in an organic way, while others can be like a construction site for some time: carefully…

  • CLSxEurope 2016 Wrap up

    The support services Age of Peers delivers for open source and collaborative projects is based on three pillars, being marketing, media relations and community building. Marketing and media are parts of our…