Connecting with the Docker Community– Recap of Our First Community All Hands

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Last week, we held our first Community All Hands and the response was phenomenal. A huge thank you to all 1,100+ people who joined. If you missed it, you can watch the recording here. You can also find answers to those questions that came in towards the end that we didn’t have time to answer here.

This all-hands was an effort to further deepen our engagement with the community and bring users, contributors and staff together on a quarterly basis to share updates on what we’re working on and what our priorities are for 2021 and beyond. The event was also an opportunity to give the community direct access to Docker’s leadership and provide a platform to submit questions and upvote those that are most relevant and important to people. 

The overwhelming piece of feedback we got from attendees was that the event was too short and people would have loved to see more demos. We certainly had a packed agenda and we did our best to squeeze in as much into an hour. For our next one (in February 2021!), we’ll aim to extend the event by 30 minutes and include more live demos. We’ll also try to make it more interactive and give additional time to answer more questions. If you have any other ideas on how we can improve the all-hands and make it more engaging, don’t hesitate to send me a note on our community slack (@William). 

Community events are a key pillar of our community-building strategy and we look forward to experimenting with new types of events like this one to continue pushing for more participation, openness and engagement. Onwards!


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