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From Jean-Baptiste Onofre>
Subject Re: [MENTORS] Research on the incubator / mentor interviews
Date Sun, 18 Apr 2021 15:37:50 GMT

I had an interview with them earlier this week. The discussion was very interesting, Curtis
and Charlie were super friendly.


> Le 18 avr. 2021 à 06:07, Justin Mclean <> a écrit :
> Hi,
> I was also interviewed and had a nice chat with them. I'm looking forward
> to what they discover. They already provided done interesting information
> on an ex-incubating project that is different to most others, will be
> interesting to see if they can find out why.
> Justin
> On Thu, 15 Apr 2021, 7:51 am P. Taylor Goetz, <> wrote:
>> They contacted me directly and I agreed. Apparently I was the first
>> interview today.
>> They are super nice and extremely appreciative of participation. What they
>> are doing is also really interesting and the results of the study will
>> likely benefit the Incubator and the ASF.
>> I highly recommend other mentors, whether past or present, participate if
>> requested.
>> -Taylor
>>> On Apr 7, 2021, at 8:57 PM, Justin Mclean <>
>> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> A National Science Foundation-funding research team may be asking you
>> for an interview to help them understand the ASF mentoring program.
>>> They are interested in mentors experiences and perspectives in the
>> Incubator and understand how mentors contribute to the successful
>> graduation of podlings. The team is sending requests to some mentors for an
>> interview. I’ll be taking part, and I hope you do as well. They are
>> interested in sharing any results of their research with us. I think their
>> insights would be a great help to the Incubator and current and future
>> mentors.
>>> Here’s a brief overview of the project:
>>> “Jumpstarting Successful Open-Source Software Projects With
>> Evidence-Based Rules and Structures” is a National Science
>> Foundation-funded project that aims to understand how governance impacts
>> the success of open source software. The multidisciplinary research team
>> includes empirical software engineers and social scientists with diverse
>> expertise in research methods--including publicly available data,
>> interviews, and surveys--working together to understand sustainability in
>> contributions to open-source software.
>>> If you want to know more about the project, please ask.
>>> Kind Regards,
>>> Justin
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