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Chef, the Company That Is Big on Hugs

20 Jun 2017 2:00pm, by

Nathen Harvey is vice president of community development at Chef. He is big on hugs. The whole company is big on hugs. So much so that when he said Chef has a hug-o-meter at corporate headquarters, I quickly asked about it. He told me it’s a big map that lights up with little red pins when anyone in the Chef community gives a hug. You can get the full explanation when listening to this episode of The New Stack Makers podcast, recorded while at ChefConf 2017 in Austin.

Topics:

1:05: What community means to Harvey.
3:29: Measuring and making sense of community.
6:43: What Harvey has learned about community management and the difference it makes.
9:41: Applying community principles to the development of Chef InSpec itself.
10:59: Chef’s community development goals over the next 12 months.
11:54: Building the story surrounding ChefConf 2017’s theme of continuous automation.

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