In a time where connection and belonging have never been more essential, online communities have the potential to offer members the remarkable gift of being seen and heard. These virtual spaces, with their vast reach and diverse participants, offer a platform where individuals can share, learn, and engage like never
Starting With a Vision Transitioning from academics to the professional world can present a challenge for students as they embark on the search for meaningful employment. Debaleena Das, founder of STEM-Away® , understands this challenge. When first imagining STEM-Away® , Debaleena envisioned a platform that empowers students with real-world experiences. STEM-Away® aims
Today, we are pleased to announce Discourse 3.1! Filled with features for members and admins alike, this version includes chat threads, a more customizable sidebar, improved search and numerous other improvements. This release is accompanied by the launch of our Discourse AI plugin, embracing the power of emerging large
Discourse allows you to build the community the way you want and it allows you very strong control over that community and I think you grow a better community. The internet has long served as a virtual gathering place where individuals seeking answers and information naturally gravitate towards forming communities.
At Discourse, we have been eager to adopt YJIT ever since Shopify’s Ruby & Rails Infrastructure team declared it production-ready. After witnessing promising local benchmarks, we began running our production Rails applications with Ruby 3.2’s YJIT enabled on selected clusters in early May 2023. We then spent some
We are happy to announce Discourse AI, the first step in integrating Artificial Intelligence with Discourse communities. Our new plugin is our one-stop solution offering both new features and enhancing existing ones. With this first release, we are shipping 7 different Discourse AI modules. These modules are designed to help
We are excited to announce that Discourse has been recognized as one of the Americas' fastest growing companies 2023 by Financial Times and Statista. This recognition is a testament to our commitment to providing a high-quality product and services to our customers and to the hard work and dedication of
Discourse offers a variety of professional services to our Enterprise hosted customers. We had the opportunity to collaborate with SailPoint on their developer community redesign. We spoke with Jordan Violet, Head of Developer Relations at SailPoint about their experience with using Discourse and with our design team. Who is SailPoint?
Today, we’re excited to announce the release of Discourse 3.0! We are bringing our customers and users some major new capabilities to enable communities to have thoughtful, purposeful discussions online. This new release includes real-time chat and user status to enable more informal communication, a customizable sidebar for
Online communities are places where people should be able to come together to share ideas and learn from each other in an environment that is safe and enjoyable to participate in. In healthy communities, members follow established guidelines and norms to create a culture of collaboration and mutual support. Occasionally
The Elastic community has been around for longer than the company itself and includes users, contributors, and customers of Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack products which are available as “free and open” [https://www.elastic.co/about/free-and-open] as well as paid offerings. As a continually growing community, there are
Everyone loves good swag, but the key to motivating the behaviours you want to see in your community is focusing on intrinsic rather than extrinsic rewards. Intrinsic motivation is based on internal incentive such as pleasure or interest, so the key to rewarding appropriately is to support those behaviours. Humans
Every day, customers are building, growing, and running successful communities powered by Discourse. Today, we’re highlighting one of them who improved how their company engages with their external community by upgrading to Discourse hosting. We had the opportunity to speak with Sara Leslie who heads up the community and
While push-button solutions are quick and simple, they prevent us from really understanding the landscape in front of us, identifying how to drive improvements, and exploring the optimal pathway to success. When I trot that title line out to people, it inevitably gets an intrigued look in response, but there
Discourse Chat [https://meta.discourse.org/t/discourse-chat/230881] is now available to everyone as an open beta and is 100% free and open source [https://github.com/discourse/discourse-chat], as always. At Discourse we have long believed in the importance of asynchronous communication for the long-term health of a
Every day, customers are building, growing, and running successful communities powered by Discourse. Today, we're highlighting one of them who improved how their company collaborates remotely with an internal community. Who is carwow? Carwow is the free, easy way to change your car online. Currently based in Europe, carwow helps