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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All Episodes


The Importance Of Interaction (Ep 17)

In this episode, Mary, Jason, and PJ sit down with the illustrious Anil Dash of Fog Creek Software to discuss interactions with people, why DevRel is so important yet misunderstood, and Anil’s cool new project, Glitch.


DevOpsDays And Beyond (Ep 16)

After all 3 hosts being in the same physical place at the same time, Mary, Jason, and PJ come together to recap DevOpsDays, talk about different communities, and chat about all the things we’re thinking.


Ignite'Ing Your Community (Ep 15)

Jason and Mary chat with some of the top people behind Ignite Talks about building communities, drawing people together, and how to know when your plans need to pivot.


Let'S Start At The Very Beginning (Ep 14)

Jason, Mary, and PJ talk to Kim Bannerman & Eamon Leonard about how to start a community. We also explore who makes up a community, what separates leaders from participants, and more.


New Year, New Plan (Ep 13)

Mary, Jason, and PJ talk to Ken Mugrage and Matthew Broberg about how to plan for a new year. We work through what a retrospective is (and why it might be useful), as well as how to prioritize & measure your work.


Same Job, New City (Ep 12)

Mary and PJ get together with Jason Yee (at an airport), Davey Shafik (just home from a trip), and David Blank-Edelman (in a hotel room) to talk travel tips, packing ideas, and what you can’t live without on a plane.


Burnout - Part Two (Ep 11)

Jessica Fish and John Willis return more discussions around burnout. This time, Jason, Mary, and PJ talk to them about recognizing burnout in both yourself and others, and how to deal with it.


Burnout - Part One (Ep 10)

Hosts Jason Hand, Mary Thengvall, and PJ Hagerty talk to guests Jessica Fish and John Willis about the very real problem of burnout in the DevRel community. In this two part series, we discuss why it’s an issue, how to recognize it, and how to prevent it.


Balancing Public & Private Lives (Ep 09)

In this Halloween-ish episode of Community Pulse, PJ and Mary talk to Coraline Ada Ehmke and Ed Finkler. We explore the the two sides of the same coin that are the life of technical advocates.