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: Under the Influencer

Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Mary and PJ recap the conversation they had with Marshall Kirkpatrick and Rachel Happe in Episode 35 and continue to chat about the difference between popularity and influence. As DevRel professionals continue to gain influence in various fields, it’s important that we have conversations around the expectations for those influencers: Should they be held to a higher standard? Is it fair to do so? We also talk about how to elevate other folks who may be new to the industry or have a smaller platform but have good insights to share. Read More

Making a Jump from One to Many

Posted on Friday, May 20, 2016

In this episode of Community Pulse we were joined by Nathen Harvey (VP of Community Development, Chef) and Phil Leggetter (Head of Developer Relations, Nexmo) to talk about learning to scale a community role.

#DevRelsFTW

Posted on Monday, Apr 11, 2016

Jason Yee, PJ Hagerty, and Carina C. Zona join us to talk through some of the prevalent struggles in community management. Trust us – you’ll simply want to listen.

The Community for Community Professionals

Posted on Saturday, Jan 30, 2016

CMX is the community for community professionals. We talk to David Spinks and Carrie Jones about the future of community professionals.

Metrics: Arch Nemesis of the Community Builder

Posted on Friday, Dec 18, 2015

Metrics tend to be the community builder’s arch nemesis. In this episode, Jason and Mary sit down with community folks from Keen and Bitergia.

Andrew Hyde: Pursue Your Passions

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015

Community builder and organizer Andrew Hyde talks about how to pursue your passions in this episode of Community Pulse.