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

Ignite'ing Your Community

Posted on Monday, Mar 20, 2017

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

Posted on Monday, Feb 13, 2017

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

Posted on Friday, Jan 13, 2017

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

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016

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

Posted on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016

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.