Code Bounties

Bounties: A New Approach for iHRIS Development, Implementation, and Sustainability

Carol BalesThe CapacityPlus iHRIS software developers based in Chapel Hill, NC, have initiated an exciting new approach to expanding the global iHRIS community. They are utilizing “code bounties” as a way to get more developers, implementers, and other open source enthusiasts involved in supporting and improving the iHRIS, which will help foster its sustainability beyond the life of the CapacityPlus project.

iHRIS is a suite of open source tools for managing and supporting health workers. Even though I’ve worked with the iHRIS team for years, I didn’t quite understand what code bounties were, so I asked one of the lead developers, Carl Leitner, a few questions. Read more »

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