Community Pulse is the spot for community managers and developer evangelists who are looking for information on community building. Community Builders Jason Hand, Mary Thengvall, and PJ Hagerty interview experts in the field of Community Leadership and Management on a broad range of topics related to building community.

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Mary Thengvall

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After Pulse: Big Company, Little Company (Ep 32ap)

Jason & PJ sync up after our latest episode to chat about their personal experiences with DevRel at big companies versus smaller companies. From delays due to colleagues based around the world to the simple pleasure of a large team to kick ideas around with, as always there are pros and cons to every scenario.


Big Company, Little Company - The Differences in DevRel at Large and Small Companies (Ep 32)

In this episode, our hosts discuss the similarities and differences of working in Developer Relations in large organizations as compared to small ones. Joining us in the conversation are Nathen Harvey (Google), Maureen McElaney (IBM), and Matt Asay (Adobe).


2018 Wrap-Up (Ep 31)

Mary, PJ, and Jason gather to chat about 2018: the rewards as well as the struggles. Per usual, there are tangents galore from the hosts you’ve come to love along with observations about how DevRel has come and what we might see in the future.


Twitter: Friend or Foe? (Ep 30)

Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn…these are all major parts of what we use everyday to stay in touch with the communities we are involved in, personally and professionally. What happens though when those lines blur? When something you say from your personal life gets picked up by people involved in your professional life? Is it all worthwhile?


After Pulse: Codes of Conduct (Ep 29ap)

Mary and PJ join Jason to sync up on the recent episode that he hosted about Codes of Conduct. We cover a lot of ground: from the purpose that Codes of Conduct serve, to the fact that we agree to these standards in day-to-day life without realizing it, to the recent news stories about CoCs.


Codes of Conduct (Ep 29)

Jason flies solo on a great discussion of Codes of Conduct for events. We’ve brought in Carina C. Zona (CallBackWomen), Justin Reese (Code & Supply), and Tessa Mero (Cisco) to talk what works, what doesn’t, andwhat happens when the CoC isn’t followed.


RelationshipsIRL (Ep 28)

Mary opens up to PJ and Jason about struggles to create an in-person personal community when we’re so often on the road. Even us extroverts need some downtime from the tech community and a chance to connect with friends, but how do we go about creating deep friendships when we aren’t home to invest in them?


After Pulse: Content Is Key (Ep 27ap)

Mary, Jason, and PJ get together after Episode 27: Content is Key to talk content, Mary’s upcoming book, and some of the hurdles they’ve seen to getting content out there.


Content Is Key! (Ep 27)

One important part of the Dev Advocate lifestyle is content creation, This can range from penning the perfect tweet to blog posts to docs and tutorials. Content matters when it comes to interacting with the Community. We’ll talk about content creation and working with folks who are not content creators to make the best of your project or community’s written record.