Derek Still

Derek has been with Stack Overflow for over five years and currently helps the world’s largest organizations evaluate and successfully implement Stack Overflow Enterprise. (former)
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for-work July 25, 2018

There are Two Types of Engineering Teams. Which Are You On?

Last week, I wrote about the importance of building an internal developer community on the back of a talk at DeveloperWeek NYC about developers deserving better communication tools.  I shared my thoughts with current customers and those evaluating Stack Overflow Enterprise, and a consistent theme in feedback that I received was that it comes down…
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Account Executive, Enterprise (former)
for-work July 16, 2018

Stack Exchange’s 3-Step Process for Building an Internal Community

We speak every day with CTOs, CIOs and engineering leaders at companies that want to build internal-facing communities. Most often, they’re interested in creating an internal community for engineers on globally distributed or siloed teams to have a place where they can ask, answer, peer-validate, share, and search for proprietary technical information. But what about…
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Account Executive, Enterprise (former)
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for-work June 25, 2018

The Importance of Building an Internal Developer Community

If you ask developers what some of their top challenges are, you’re likely to hear about poor collaboration practices and tools. During a recent talk at DeveloperWeek NYC about developers deserving better communication tools, Peter Pezaris of CodeStream went so far as to say that “the number one issue slowing down development teams and causing…
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Account Executive, Enterprise (former)