Community Health Analytics Open Source Software

CHAOSS is a Linux Foundation project focused on creating

analytics and metrics to help define community health


CHAOSS Working groups

The goal of the working groups is to refine the metrics and to work with software implementations. The workgroups are built around categories of metrics that CHAOSS has identified.

The working groups are:
Common Metrics
Diversity and Inclusion
App Ecosystem

CHAOSS Software

The CHAOSS project includes two software projects:

CHAOSS Initiatives

The CHAOSS project has two active initiatives:
Diversity and Inclusion Badging
Community Health Reports

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July 26, 2021 in News

CHAOSS Weekly (July 19-23, 2021)

CHAOSScon Registration, CfP and Sponsorship are OPEN! The CHAOSScon CfP will be open until August 13, so you have just a few more weeks to submit a talk! Read on…
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July 23, 2021 in Blog Post

Metrics for Event Organizers

As many open source communities grow larger and older, they may face problems managing members' engagement. People turn towards metrics to understand large systems and prioritize resources, but there has…
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July 21, 2021 in News

CHAOSS Weekly (July 12-16, 2021)

Successful Grace Hopper Open Source Day! We had the opportunity to take part in Grace Hopper Conference's first virtual Open Source Day through the Augur project, and it was a…
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