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Transforming GitHub Details into Actionable Reports
Transforming GitHub Details into Actionable Reports

Transforming GitHub Details into Actionable Reports

GitHub is a big platform for developing software. It has lots of information that businesses can use to make smarter decisions. When connecting to GitHub with tools that make reports, businesses can understand their development process better. This helps them find problems, use facts to decide what to do, and make their teams work better.

This article talks about using GitHub’s data to make reports with Bold Reports, a tool that is easy to understand and act on. We’ll explore why it is helpful and how to use it.

Benefits of integrating GitHub data with Bold Reports

Data Visualization: Bold Reports allows you to transform raw GitHub data into visually appealing and informative representations, making it easier to identify trends and patterns.

Collaboration and Sharing: Bold Reports helps teams collaborate by sharing reports and dashboards. This ensures everyone knows what’s happening with GitHub projects, promoting transparency and teamwork.

Data Security: Bold Reports ensures the security of your GitHub data. It offers features like permissions, encryption, and other security measures to protect sensitive Information.

Decision Making: When you know what’s happening in your GitHub projects, you can make smart choices about things like where to put your resources and what tasks to focus on first.

How to create a report for GitHub data

Let’s explore Bold Reports for data transformation and representation, and let’s look into the following steps to visualize GitHub data with Bold Reports.

Connect your GitHub data: With the Bold Reports’ GitHub API connection, you can easily pull the information you need to analyze your project.

Define key metrics: Analyze key GitHub metrics—like pull request activity, contributor performance, and code review duration—to understand your project’s workflow efficiency and code quality.

Create reports: Design custom reports that visualize GitHub data. Use Bold Reports to build charts, graphs, tables, and other visual elements.

Data analysis: Utilize Bold Reports functionalities to perform a thorough analysis of GitHub data. This might involve filtering, aggregating, and delving into data to reveal patterns and trends.

Collaborate and share: Share reports and dashboards seamlessly with your team and stakeholders to keep everyone informed and aligned.

Tracking GitHub pull request data

Bold Reports turns your GitHub pull request data into actionable insights. These insights, like code changes and reviewer feedback, help teams make informed decisions and improve their software development. Here are some of the most common KPIs you can track:

Open Pull Request

This metric monitors both active and unmerged pull requests within a repository, offering valuable insights into the current workload and efficiency of a development team’s code review process.

Open Pull Request
Open Pull Request

Closed Pull Request  

This metric monitors the number of closed pull requests in a repository, providing insights into a development team’s completed tasks and the efficiency of their code review.

Closed Pull Request
Closed Pull Request

Avg. Days to Close Pull Requests

This metric represents the average time it takes to merge pull requests in a repository. It measures the efficiency and speed of the code review and the integration process for a development team.

Average Days to Close Pull Requests
Average Days to Close Pull Requests

Open and Closed Pull Requests by Date

Tracking when pull requests are opened and closed is a great way to see how well your team works together. This is like creating a picture of your development workflow. By tracking pull requests, you can understand the natural flow of your team’s development work.

open and close pull request
open and close pull request

Pull Request List

This list includes currently active pull requests in a repository, highlighting key details such as pull request number, title, creation date, assigned engineer, and the duration since the request was initiated.

Pull Request list
Pull Request list

Using Bold Reports, especially the Pull Requests Analysis Report, you can track your GitHub pull requests better. This report shows you important information in a clear and colorful way, immediately. You can see how many pull requests are open and make better decisions.

Pull Request Analysis
Pull Request Analysis

Conclusion

Turn your GitHub pull request details into useful reports with Bold Reports to boost your development team’s efficiency, collaboration, and decision-making. By integrating this reporting solution, you’ll improve visibility, save time, and optimize your development process.

If you have any questions, please post them in the comments section. You can also contact us through our contact page, or if you already have an account, you can log in to submit your question.

Bold Reports offers a 15-day free trial with no credit card information required. We invite you to start a free trial and experience Bold Reports. Be sure to let us know what you think!

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