Ever since I started the job as a full-time evangelist for YDN, people have struggled with the concept and wondered what it really is that I am doing. I've explained the hows and whats of tech evangelism in another presentation that is actually in use in other companies.
When I went to India for the Open Hack Day last week the office there asked me to give some tech talks whilst I am around and one of the topics was how to explain what Yahoo does to the outside world of developers. This is what I came up with:
Looking at the catalog of free offers we give to developers I cannot help to think that if these had been available when I started as a developer my career most likely would have moved differently and much faster.
So with this information comes a plea to people attending our talks, developer evenings and other events: let's talk shop, let's not get lost in product or stock marketRead More »from Yahoo for the masses – one attempt at explaining evangelism