In a collaborative open peer review process, the editor’s role changes as much as the reviewer’s role. Editors share some insights about how this works at JOSS.
Arfon M. Smith is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Open Source Software, and Staff Product Manager for Data at GitHub. Previously he was the founding Head of the Data Science Mission Office at Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore – the home of the Hubble Space Telescope and the MAST NASA archive. He is interested in broadening the range of creditable activities in modern research, especially recognizing open source software contributions.