Organizations

Humanitarian FOSS

The Humanitarian FOSS Project is a collaborative, community-building project that was started by a group of computing faculty and open source proponents at Trinity College, Wesleyan University, and Connecticut College. Their goal is to build a community of academic computing departments, IT corporations, and local and global humanitarian and community organizations dedicated to building and using Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) to benefit humanity.

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2020 FLOSS Roadmap

The 2020 FLOSS Roadmap is an international effort to produce and maintain a prospective vision of Free / Libre / Open Source Software achievements, challenges and issues. The 2008 printable version can be downloaded from the site.

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CALIBRE

CALIBRE aims to coordinate te study of the characteristics of open source software projects, products and processes, distributed development, and agile methods.

Integrating and coordinating these research activities to adress key objectives for open platforms, such as transferring lessons derived from open source software development to conventional development and agile methods, and vice versa.

The key goals of CALIBRE are :

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FLOSSworld

The FLOSSWorld project aims to strengthen Europe's leadership in research into FLOSS and open standards, building a global constituency with partners from Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, India, Malaysia and South Africa.

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QualOSS

QUALOSS studies QUALity in Open Source Software

QUALOSS plans to mostly automate the quality measurement of open source software. The QUALOSS platform uses tools to analyse two types of data: source code and project-repository information. Thanks to the tooled-method of QUALOSS, it will be possible to assess the quality of open source projects quantitatively, objectively and rapidly.

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FLOSS @ Syracuse

The FLOSS research group at Syracuse University's iSchool offers several FLOSS research resources, developed in conjunction with research into work practices and dynamics of FLOSS development teams.

We are studying the following general research questions:

  • What practices make some distributed work teams more effective than others?
  • How are these practices developed?
  • What are the dynamics through which self-organizing distributed teams develop and work?
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LibreSoft

LibreSoft is a part of the Grupo de Sistemas y Comunicaciones (System and Communication Group, GSyC) at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos located in Móstoles, near Madrid, Spain.

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