Proud to be three times OSI member

September 18th, 2014 by Gabriele Ruffatti

Recently I had the privilege to appear in the Member Profile section of the Open Source Initiative newsletter because I am the first person to be three-time OSI member in one go. As I serve OW2 community as a director, I’m the reference contact for OSI as OW2 Associate member. As the director of Engineering […]

Orgoglioso di essere tre volte affiliato ad OSI

September 18th, 2014 by Gabriele Ruffatti

Ho di recente avuto l’onore di comparire nella sezione Member Profile della newsletter di Open Source Initiative perché sono il primo membro ad essere affiliato per ben tre volte! Come direttore del consorzio OW2, sono il riferimento nel ruolo di OW2 Associate member. Come direttore del Centro di Competenza Open Source di Engineering, sono affiliato […]

Productivity Intelligence: bridging the gap between developers and enterprise standards

September 18th, 2014 by Gabriele Ruffatti

[A previous post about Productivity Intelligence and 3D analysis is here. You can also see a presentation and read the use case.] What Productivity Intelligence is. Engineering Group has adopted an innovative approach within its Software Labs to measure quality in development processes. This approach is named Productivity Intelligence for two reasons. The former is […]

Ten years of SpagoWorld

September 17th, 2014 by Gabriele Ruffatti

The following is the entire text of an interview – whose synthesis is in video here – given in February 2014 by Gabriele Ruffatti, director of Engineering’s Open Source Competence Centre, about the Open Source experience of Engineering, 10 years since the launch of SpagoWorld. You can find the Italian version here. Open Source Software: […]

Dieci anni di SpagoWorld

September 17th, 2014 by Gabriele Ruffatti

Quello che segue è il testo completo di un’intervista del Febbraio 2014, la cui sintesi è apparsa in video, a Gabriele Ruffatti, direttore del Centro di Competenza Open Source di Engineering, sull’esperienza di Engineering nell’Open Source, a 10 anni dal lancio di Spago World. Il testo dell’intervista in Inglese è qui. Open Source Software: ancora […]

Productivity Intelligence: a 3D analysis of Technical, Economical and Social data

August 6th, 2013 by Gabriele Ruffatti

At academic conferences on software measurement and analysis, I feel  frustrated when I discover the software metric adopted by analysts. They tend to evaluate software development productivity using SLOC as a metric. The reason for this is almost always the same: we need data, large amounts of data: the only available and reliable data are […]

Naturally curious

July 26th, 2013 by Gabriele Ruffatti

Talking about nature also means getting back to roots – to one’s own roots. Here, my father’s role matters! Today he would have been little more than 101 years old. I have two particular memories of him, which I’ll share with you here. When I was a child, getting home from school, he used to […]