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: Moving Day

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019
Jason and PJ get together after the show to talk moving in and out of communities, meetups, when things change, and reflect on the episode and guests’ input in general. Read More

After Pulse: Imposter Syndrome

Posted on Thursday, Jun 7, 2018

PJ, Jason, and Mary sync up after the podcast recording with Kelsey Hightower (Episode 24: Imposter Syndrome) to recap the episode and share a few more thoughts about imposter syndrome in the DevRel industry.

Imposter Syndrome

Posted on Monday, May 28, 2018

PJ, Jason, and Mary joined up with Kelsey Hightower from Google Cloud Platform to chat about imposter syndrome: What is imposter syndrome? Is it actually a thing? How can we overcome imposter syndrome in ourselves? How can we prevent imposter syndrome in others?

Conference season is fast approaching, but we all know that the true preparation starts months before. In this episode of Community Pulse, Mary, PJ, and Jason sit down with Open Source Consultant and author VM (Vicky) Brasseur to chat about how to craft the best CFPs, navigating the land of limbo, and how to prepare the best talk once you’ve gotten your acceptance notice.

Hiring a DevRel Team: The Who, How, What, and When

Posted on Saturday, Mar 10, 2018

PJ and Jason sit down with Matt Broberg, VP of Community at Sensu and Jill Jubinski, ‎Senior Manager of Tech Recruiting at ‎Fastly to talk about hiring a Developer Relations team. From how to find the mythical creatures that form the right team to who your first hire should be, you’ll learn about the who, how, what, and when of pulling together a Developer Relations team from scratch.

Breaking into DevRel

Posted on Friday, Feb 9, 2018

How do you know what to expect when you transition into Community & DevRel? This month, PJ and Mary chat with Emily Freeman and Chloe Condon about their experience and what they wish they had known.