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: What's in a Name?

Posted on Thursday, Jul 18, 2019
PJ, Jason, and Mary recap the conversation with Bear Douglas and Jeremy Meiss. They touch on how the growth of the industry has impacted Developer Relations job titles as well as salaries before meandering into personal brand. At the end of the day, is it really our job title that matters or is it more about how we interact with others? Read More

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.

Burnout - Part One

Posted on Monday, Nov 21, 2016

Hosts Jason Hand, Mary Thengvall, and PJ Hagerty talk to guests Jessica Fish and John Willis about the very real problem of burnout in the DevRel community. In this two part series, we discuss why it’s an issue, how to recognize it, and how to prevent it.

Balancing Public & Private Lives

Posted on Monday, Oct 31, 2016

In this Halloween-ish episode of Community Pulse, PJ and Mary talk to Coraline Ada Ehmke and Ed Finkler. We explore the the two sides of the same coin that are the life of technical advocates.

Introducing PJ

Posted on Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016

The one where we introduce PJ Hagerty, the new guy. Jason and Mary talk about why they’ve decided to add a third person, as well as their plan for the next few episodes and their hopes for the podcast going forward.

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.