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Measuring Community Participation in Open Source Projects: Data from Drupal.org

Measuring Community Participation in Open Source Projects: Data from Drupal.org

A defining aspect of open source software such as Drupal is the collaboration among multiple individuals and organizations on the same software.

So how do you measure the activity of contributors who are working on that software?

For Drupal-based projects, the issue queue and project usage statistics are two good sources of data for measuring participation.

Drupal-Acquia positioned as a Visionary in Magic Quadrant for externally facing social software [Sept 7, 2011]

WOBURN MA –September 7, 2011 - Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that Drupal-Acquia together have been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant of both the 2011 Magic Quadrant for Externally Facing Social Software* and the Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace.**