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Laura Vass, co-founder of the API The Docs conference series, hosts documentarians and other practitioners from all across the API world to discuss the latest topics, new learnings and best practices around API documentation and developer portals.

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DevPortal Awards Jury Interview - Special Edition Part 3

16 February, 2024

In this special edition, Anne Gentle (Developer Relations Leader at Cisco DevNet), Bob Watson (Senior Technical Writer), and Michael Richardson (Advanced Software Engineering Manager at Kroger) share their perspectives about how developer portals can incorporate gamification into their workflows and why user experience research and design are important.

DevPortal Awards Jury Interview - Special Edition Part 2

16 February, 2024

This edition brings you insights from Kruno Golubić (Technical Writer at Memgraph), Marco Spinello (Senior Technical Writer at sanity.io), Richard Smedley (Principal Technical Writer at Couchbase), and Ryan Clifford (Platform Group Product Manager at Spendesk). They discuss emerging focal points in developer portals and explore levels of interactivity.


DevPortal Awards Jury Interview - Special Edition Part 1

16 February, 2024

In this episode, you can learn from Chris Bush (Lead Developer Educator at MongoDB), Fabrizio Ferri-Benedetti (Principal Technical Writer at Splunk), and Koichi Shiroma (Senior Product Development). They discuss surprising or innovative solutions and practices they hope to see abandoned.

Harnessing the power of customer success - Discussion with Charlie Edwards

02 February, 2024

Charlie Edwards (Customer Success Manager at CAE Technologies Limited) explains how the feedback from customer success teams contributes to the comprehensive improvement of products.

Building empathy with a beginner’s mindset - Discussion with Adrienne Braganza Tacke

18 January, 2024

Adopting a beginner’s mindset allows you to explore familiar concepts through a lens of curiosity and openness. But how does that translate to documentation? In this episode, Adrienne Braganza Tacke (Sr. Developer Advocate & DevNet Community Programs Lead at Cisco) explains the unexpected benefits of writing with newcomers in mind and how it can take documentation to the next level.

Docs anthropology, and how to make content useful for the future - conversation with Portia Burton

17 January, 2024

Portia Burton, founder of DocumentWrite, narrates her meandering journey from biological anthropology to ESL China, through blockchain technology community engineering, all the way to content audit services.