Within the EMC {code} team, we approach our engagement with Developers and Communities through the lens of LEARN – ENABLE – DEPLOY. Part of the learning and enablement process involves engaging with various communities (both external and internal) and helping them be successful in integrating open-source software with EMC technologies.

 Recently, two of the Developer Advocates on the team shared their thoughts on their roles and how others can make a difference in contributing to growing software communities.

Jonas Rosland (@virtualswede) was a guest on the Geek Whisperers podcast, talking about why companies are embracing the need to engage more directly with communities and software developers.

Raghavan Srinivas (@ragss) has a long career of working on multiple types of technologies (Java, NoSQL Databases, OpenStack), and he shares his experience in how to build and engage communities – Developer Evangelism – Do’s and Don’ts