Community Pulse is the spot for Developer Relations and Community professionals who are looking for information on building technical communities. Community Builders and DevRel veterans Jason Hand, Mary Thengvall, and PJ Hagerty interview experts in the field of Developer Relations and Community Leadership on a broad range of topics related to building community.

Jason Hand

Jason Hand

Mary Thengvall

Mary Thengvall

PJ Hagerty

PJ Hagerty

Latest Episode

After Pulse: Audience Segmentation

Posted on Monday, Oct 28, 2019
Mary and PJ recap their conversation with SJ and Jesse, diving further into where personas fit into a DevRel strategy as well as how to acknowledge when the data you’re finding doesn’t reflect the ideas represented in your strategy. Read More

Twitter: Friend or Foe?

Posted on Friday, Nov 30, 2018

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

Posted on Thursday, Nov 15, 2018

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

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018

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

Posted on Friday, Oct 5, 2018

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

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018

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.