Thanks Srishti & DevRel team, that was interesting, and it's great to see
that developer retention gets the organizational focus it deserves.
Some comments on the document:
We currently struggle to keep track of information about new developers
> such as project they worked on, their contact
Just trying to understand: this is the percentage change of a percentage?
Or the percentage change of the absolute retention?
(I would be particularly interested in the latter, as the former could be
muddied by successful efforts to have more people make a first contribution)
I am very happy to see that the New Developers Quarterly report is raising
some interest. Yes, there are important problems of sustainability in our
developer community that deserve attention.
On Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 8:21 PM, Fæ wrote:
> Suggestion, throw away the current
Brian Wolff wrote:
> [The developer retention rate is] now 5%, but this time last year it was 12%.
It's currently 8% per
And the time series is the third graph under
On 18 October 2017 at 18:32, Brian Wolff wrote:
> Fae wrote:
>>Does the minus symbol in "-60.0%" mean anything? Being a retention
>>percentage, I do not understand how it can be negative unless
>>potential volunteers are getting rejected at the door before they can
>Does the minus symbol in "-60.0%" mean anything? Being a retention
>percentage, I do not understand how it can be negative unless
>potential volunteers are getting rejected at the door before they can
>sign-up. Could that be corrected?
My understanding is that this means that the
On Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 7:03 PM, Srishti Sethi wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I would like to share the first edition of the New Developers Quarterly
> Report that the Developer Relations team has produced. This report covers
> metrics, survey analysis and lessons learned