leave a reply | February 25 2016
Are we moving towards equal gender opportunity in 2016? Research shows a correlation between rejected contributions to open source software projects and those contributions being known to have come from women.   The data - from GitHub and other open source platforms - shows that this isn’t due to women offering lower standard contributions; rather the code is of higher standard -...
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leave a reply | January 14 2016
Given the vast sums organisations invest in software development, transparent insight into the effort that developers put into producing releases is a profound breakthrough.   Before BlueOptima, no reliable metrics were available for assessing work invested in software projects, estimating amounts of work required, or understanding cost-efficiency or production speed of various...
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leave a reply | October 15 2015
BlueOptima Executive Breakfast, New York City, 13th October 2015   Having attracted growing interest from US Enterprises, it was a great pleasure to host our first New York event and meet contacts face-to-face. This Executive Breakfast focused on Capital Markets and served as an insightful forum to share observations about software development productivity between...
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leave a reply | July 02 2015
April's blog post highlighted the importance of reliable metrics on which software development managers can confidently base strategic decisions regarding the most effective way to deliver projects. Whether from a selection of outsourcers or in-house, executives need to be sure that they choose the right option, and plainly demonstrate to stakeholders that they have done so.   But...
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leave a reply | May 21 2015
BlueOptima Executive Breakfast, London - Enterprise/Midmarket, 19th May 2015 Having already engaged many major players in the Financial Services industry where we work with six of the world’s largest Universal Banks, we sought to extend our reach into a broader range of verticals and mid-market companies via an event in the City of London. As with our Executive Breakfasts attended by...
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