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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All Episodes


Meetups (Ep 20)

Mary, Jason, and PJ get together to kick off 2018 with a chat about meetups! What makes a great meetup? Are branded meetups valuable? Let’s find out.


2017 in Review (Ep 19)

Jason, Mary, and PJ do an end of year wrap-up on the highs, lows, and day-to-day of 2017. We talk about the tough parts of being in DevRel, the importance of diversity, and other topics we’ve seen this year.


Justin Reese at Uptime Conf (Ep 18)

Episode 18 finds Jason and PJ in Pittsburgh at Uptime Conf! We took the opportunity to sit down with Community Organizer and Pittsburgh Advocate, Justin Reese.


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.