Director of Developer Relations
He has deep subject area expertise in GIS/Spatial, Statistics, and Ecology. He has spoken at hundreds of conferences and done over 100 workshops including Monktoberfest, MongoNY, JavaOne, FOSS4G, CTIA, AjaxWorld, GeoWeb, Where2.0, and OSCON. Before Crunchy Data, Steve was a developer evangelist for DigitalGlobe, Red Hat, LinkedIn, deCarta, and ESRI.
Steve has a Ph.D. in Ecology. He can easily be bribed with offers of bird watching or fly fishing.
The Grand Unifying DevRel Theory – Further iterations on Valuing our Work
In his career, Steve Pousty has spent as much time thinking about how to measure things as he has about developer relations.
When he looks at our conference materials and blog posts, we, as a profession, seem to be inordinately concerned with justifying ourselves through metrics. “Don’t get me wrong”, he says, “I love numbers and analysis more than the average bear”. Given our shared fascination with numbers and measurement this talk will try to get us to a deeper understanding of evaluating our work.
Steve will dig in a bit deeper on how to think about:
Along the way he will talk a little about tools, models, and seeing the unseen.