Alyssa helps lead Bloomberg’s Open Source Program Office (OSPO) in the Office of the CTO. Bloomberg's OSPO serves as the center of excellence for Bloomberg’s consumption of open source software and engagement with the broader open source community. When not helping define open source strategies and implementing partnerships and best practices, she is typically cycling to a mountaintop... or sleeping after having done so.
2 November 2023 | 41 mins 25 secs
In today’s episode, the conversation dives deep into the Linux Foundation Research Open Source Maintainers Report. Georg, Alyssa, Dawn, Sophia, and Anita engage in a thoughtful discussion about the report's methodology, findings, and implications for open source projects. They explore topics such as the challenges of obtaining a representative sample in open source research, the bias toward technical contributors, and the importance of considering the long-term engagement lifecycle of contributors. Additionally, they touch upon the report's best practices, including documentation and diversity, and how these practices can be connected across different categories. Download this episode now to learn more!