Alfresco Community 2012 Annual Survey Results
Community Edition Release Update• I know we are past due• Actively working toward a release before  DevCon• Likely called ...
Some headlines…•   17.5% of responses collected in 2011;•   43% from Europe, 36% from North America;•   1 in 4 evaluating ...
ABOUT THE RESPONDENTS
What is your relationship to Alfresco?40.0%35.0%30.0%25.0%20.0%15.0%                                         201110.0%    ...
How long have you been working withAlfresco?            20.8%     17.8%                                9.3%               ...
Where is your office located?              7%   2%                Africa                        10%   2%                  ...
Select the industry that most closelymatches the business you are in:                      1%                        2%   ...
Which edition of Alfresco do you useprimarily?                   3.1%    40.9%                           55.2%   Alfresco ...
EVENTS (NOT ONLINE)
Is there an Alfresco meetup or user group thatmeets regularly and is convenient to your location?                         ...
If you answered “Unsure” or “No” to the previousquestion, would you attend an Alfresco meetup oruser group if one was avai...
If there are any meetups, events, user groups, orconferences that are not Alfresco-specific that Alfrescoshould have a pre...
In the past year, I have attended35%30%25%20%                                                                             ...
Alfresco DevCon 2012 is in Berlin (5-7 Nov) and in SanJose, California (13-15 Nov). Which are you planning toattend?      ...
Berlin, Germany   San Jose, CaliforniaNovember 6 & 7     November 14 & 15   http://devcon.alfresco.com
ALFRESCO.ORG
Alfresco keeps me up-to-date on what ishappening in the Alfresco community:45.0%40.0%35.0%30.0%25.0%                      ...
In thinking about how you stay informed about what’shappening in the Alfresco community, what tools do youtypically use (s...
In the last year, please estimate how many posts you madein the Alfresco Forums:60.0%50.0%40.0%30.0%                      ...
Thinking about your most recent experience in theForums, which of the following best describes yourexperience:45.0%40.0%35...
How strongly do you agree or disagree with this statement:I feel welcome in the Alfresco forums:60.00%50.00%40.00%30.00%  ...
I primarily use the Alfresco wiki for (select all thatapply):90%                                                          ...
How strongly do you agree or disagree with this statement:I can find what I’m looking for in the Alfresco Wiki:45.0%40.0%3...
What is the one thing you wouldchange about the Wiki?1) Keep up-to-date 22%2) Version info 18%3) Better search 10%4) Bette...
Regarding blogs.alfresco.com, I would like to read/hear anincreased level of personal insight from:70%60%50%40%           ...
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
In the past year, what contributions have youpersonally made to the Alfresco Community: 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10%           ...
When I look for add-ons, integrations, and other opensource projects…0.80.70.60.50.40.30.2                                ...
In the past year, I leveraged thesetypes of contributions…       50%       45%       40%       35%       30%       25%    ...
If you answered “I have never leveraged a community codecontribution” in the previous question, why is that?70%60%50%40%30...
What types of code contributions are youinterested in contributing to the community?      40%      35%      30%      25%  ...
If you answered “I don’t want to/cannot make any codecontributions” to the previous question, please select thereason why:...
If you could only pick one thing that would make theAlfresco community a more vibrant and valuable place forall stakeholde...
THANKS!
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Alfresco Community Survey 2012 Results

  1. 1. Alfresco Community 2012 Annual Survey Results
  2. 2. Community Edition Release Update• I know we are past due• Actively working toward a release before DevCon• Likely called 4.2.a• Want to help test? Nightly builds at: http://dev.alfresco.com/downloads/nightly/ dist/
  3. 3. Some headlines…• 17.5% of responses collected in 2011;• 43% from Europe, 36% from North America;• 1 in 4 evaluating Alfresco compared to 1 in 3 last year;• Over half were from high-tech, telco and professional services;• 1 in 5 has been working with Alfresco 3 years or more;• 40% have paid for subscriptions;• 47% have attended an Alfresco event in the past 12 months;• 59% of respondents have posted in the Forums, compared to 43% the previous year.
  4. 4. ABOUT THE RESPONDENTS
  5. 5. What is your relationship to Alfresco?40.0%35.0%30.0%25.0%20.0%15.0% 201110.0% 20125.0%0.0%
  6. 6. How long have you been working withAlfresco? 20.8% 17.8% 9.3% 0 – 3 Months 4 – 6 Months 13.5% 7 – 11 Months 1 – 3 Years 38.6% 3 Years or More
  7. 7. Where is your office located? 7% 2% Africa 10% 2% Asia 36% Australasia Europe 43% North America South America
  8. 8. Select the industry that most closelymatches the business you are in: 1% 2% 6% Construction/facilities 7% 26% Media/entertainment/publishing Education 14% Government/Public Sector Financial Services and Insurance Healthcare Provider1% 6% High Tech and Telecommunications 5% 1% Manufacturing 2% Non-profit 26% Oil/Gas/Energy 2% Pharmaceutical Professional Services Retail
  9. 9. Which edition of Alfresco do you useprimarily? 3.1% 40.9% 55.2% Alfresco Community Alfresco Team Alfresco Enterprise Alfresco Cloud 0.8%
  10. 10. EVENTS (NOT ONLINE)
  11. 11. Is there an Alfresco meetup or user group thatmeets regularly and is convenient to your location? 24.1% 40.2% Yes Unsure No 35.7% Very little change over last year
  12. 12. If you answered “Unsure” or “No” to the previousquestion, would you attend an Alfresco meetup oruser group if one was available in your city?50.00%45.00%40.00%35.00%30.00%25.00% 2011 201220.00%15.00%10.00%5.00%0.00% Yes, definitely Probably would attend Not sure Probably would not No, definitely not attend
  13. 13. If there are any meetups, events, user groups, orconferences that are not Alfresco-specific that Alfrescoshould have a presence at, please provide a list here: • Belgrade • Devoxx • British Computer Society Jersey • eCom Geneva • Casandra • FOSDEM • CeBit • Greater Seattle Linux User Group • Club Chaine Documentaire • Java User Groups • Costa Rica Java User Group • Les journées de la GED • Congrès des Archivistes du Québec • Linux Australia • Denmark • NoSQL • Documation • Portuguese Java User Group • DocFlow Russia • TED Talks • Ubuntu Meetup UAE
  14. 14. In the past year, I have attended35%30%25%20% 2011 201215%10%5%0% Local Meetup Lunch-and-learn Alfresco Devcon Americas Alfresco Devcon EMEA
  15. 15. Alfresco DevCon 2012 is in Berlin (5-7 Nov) and in SanJose, California (13-15 Nov). Which are you planning toattend? 18.9% 10.4% Berlin 4.0% San Jose 66.7% Both Neither
  16. 16. Berlin, Germany San Jose, CaliforniaNovember 6 & 7 November 14 & 15 http://devcon.alfresco.com
  17. 17. ALFRESCO.ORG
  18. 18. Alfresco keeps me up-to-date on what ishappening in the Alfresco community:45.0%40.0%35.0%30.0%25.0% 201120.0% 201215.0%10.0%5.0%0.0% Strongly agree Somewhat agree Neutral Somewhat disagree Strongly disagree
  19. 19. In thinking about how you stay informed about what’shappening in the Alfresco community, what tools do youtypically use (select all that apply): 70% 63.3% 62.4% 57.8% 60% 50% 44.7% 40% 30.0% 30% 21.5% 25.3% 17.3% 20% 11.4% 7.2% 7.20% 10% 5.9% 0%
  20. 20. In the last year, please estimate how many posts you madein the Alfresco Forums:60.0%50.0%40.0%30.0% 2011 201220.0%10.0%0.0% None 1–3 4–6 7 – 10 More than 10 Compare this to actuals, just for fun
  21. 21. Thinking about your most recent experience in theForums, which of the following best describes yourexperience:45.0%40.0%35.0%30.0%25.0%20.0% 2011 201215.0%10.0% 5.0% 0.0% Exceeded Exactly what I Somewhat helpful Response not Never received a I havent used the expectations needed helpful response forums in the last year Also should compare this one to actuals w/r/t unanswered posts
  22. 22. How strongly do you agree or disagree with this statement:I feel welcome in the Alfresco forums:60.00%50.00%40.00%30.00% 2011 201220.00%10.00%0.00% Strongly agree Somewhat agree Neutral Somewhat disagree Strongly disagree
  23. 23. I primarily use the Alfresco wiki for (select all thatapply):90% 82.2%80%70%60% 55.2%50%40% 33.6% 32.4%30% 22.0%20% 10.0%10% 7.5%0% I don’t use the Product roadmap Release schedule Release notes General product Technical Other, non- Alfresco wiki information information reference technical information
  24. 24. How strongly do you agree or disagree with this statement:I can find what I’m looking for in the Alfresco Wiki:45.0%40.0%35.0%30.0%25.0% 201120.0% 201215.0%10.0%5.0%0.0% Strongly agree Somewhat agree Neutral Somewhat disagree Strongly disagree
  25. 25. What is the one thing you wouldchange about the Wiki?1) Keep up-to-date 22%2) Version info 18%3) Better search 10%4) Better content and design 7%5) Examples 7%6) Tutorials/better help 7%7) Likes it as is 6%8) Roadmap 3%9) Structure 3%10) Input of Docs Team 2%
  26. 26. Regarding blogs.alfresco.com, I would like to read/hear anincreased level of personal insight from:70%60%50%40% 201130% 201220%10%0% Nobody - fine as it is Alfresco Senior Alfresco Product Alfresco Engineers Alfresco Partners Alfresco Community Management Managers Contributors
  27. 27. COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
  28. 28. In the past year, what contributions have youpersonally made to the Alfresco Community: 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 2011 2012 0% Love this slide!
  29. 29. When I look for add-ons, integrations, and other opensource projects…0.80.70.60.50.40.30.2 2011 20120.1 0
  30. 30. In the past year, I leveraged thesetypes of contributions… 50% 45% 40% 35% 30% 25% 20% 15% 10% 5% 2011 0% 2012
  31. 31. If you answered “I have never leveraged a community codecontribution” in the previous question, why is that?70%60%50%40%30% 2011 201220%10%0% Didn’t have the Didn’t know Nothing met Quality not Not actively Didn’t work License was Prefer to need where to find requirements good enough maintained with my incompatible develop our such things release of own Alfresco
  32. 32. What types of code contributions are youinterested in contributing to the community? 40% 35% 30% 25% 20% 15% 10% 5% 2011 0% 2012 Dashlet Challenge 2012 Ends Tomorrow, BTW!
  33. 33. If you answered “I don’t want to/cannot make any codecontributions” to the previous question, please select thereason why:60%50%40%30% 2011 201220%10%0% Do not own the Unsure of No time to No time to Do not see No place to Unclear about Lack skills code interest cleanup maintain benefit host the process
  34. 34. If you could only pick one thing that would make theAlfresco community a more vibrant and valuable place forall stakeholders, what would it be?9%8%7%6%5%4%3%2%1%0%
  35. 35. THANKS!

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