Listen in as we go under the hood of the Orbit Model
March 12, 2020
Co-Founder & CEO
Welcome to The Observatory, the community newsletter from Orbit.
I'm Rosie, and I'll be your guide for this mission. Each week I'll go down rabbit holes so you don't have to. I'm here to share tactics, trends and valuable resources I've observed in the world of community building.
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Orbit CTO Josh Dzielak recently appeared on the Under the Hood of Developer Marketing podcast to discuss his perspective on developer relations organization structures, common mistakes, the Orbit Model, and more. Many thanks to podcast host Stathis and the folks at SlashData for having us on.
Topics explored include:
Where DevRel should live inside an organization
Cross-team best practices and boundary setting
Common challenges of of DevRel, and his biggest mistakes in the role
How and why to track community membrers across segments
How funnel is a model for capturing value for the company, and Orbit is a model for creating value for the community
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