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Customer Advisory Boards

GitLab Customer Advisory Boards

Purpose: To help foster DevOps transformation and adoption we are establishing a Customer Advisory Board, where we focus on sharing DevOps best practices and lessons learned with each other. We believe that transparency and sharing is a key way to help encourage the success of DevOps transformations. The GitLab customer advisory board is intended to be home to learning and collaboration so we can all experience success through DevOps transformation.

Members Executives/Champions for DevOps within their organizations

Frequency: We meet virtually the first Wednesday of the month at 11 a.m. Eastern

Membership: Approximately 15 - 20 customers, GitLab

Meeting Recordings Meetings are recorded for internal and member use. Members can seek these recordings by emailing

Recurring Content We will frequently ask for GitLab Product Managers to join to present the vision for their assigned DevOps stage. When doing so we will distribute a recorded video of their stage direction in advance.

Future CAB meeting schedule

View the schedule for upcoming CAB meetings. If you see availablity to present at a future meeting, add a comment to the desired meeting to get added to the agenda.

Meeting Schedule

Kickoff Meeting-September 5, 2018

GitLab Road Map review-September 26, 2018

GitLab Plan review-October 17, 2018

GitLab Create review-November 7, 2018

GitLab Release review-December 5, 2018

GitLab Manage review - January 9, 2019

GitLab Geo review-February 6, 2019

GitLab Configure review- March 6, 2019

In-Person CAB Meeting- April 18-19, 2019

***GitLab In-Person CAB Review -May 1, 2019

GitLab Verify direction update - June 5, 2019

GitLab Product Roadmap review - July 10, 2019

* GitLab Product Roadmap Review - August 7, 2019*

GitLab Product Roadmap Review - September 4, 2019

GitLab In-Person CAB Meeting - October 15 & 16, 2019

GitLab Special Interest Group

Purpose: We are forming Special Interest Groups to foster specific and focused discussions about how to apply DevOps practices and GitLab capabilities in specific domains such as planning, development, CI/CD, security, etc. These Special Interest Groups will encourage sharing and collaboration of DevOps best practices and lessons learned between users and GitLab.

We believe that transparency and sharing is a key way to help us all learn and improve how we deliver for our customers. GitLab special interest groups are intended to be home to learning and collaboration.

Members Technical utilizers and advocates of GitLab

Frequency: We will try to meet virtually every 6 to 8 weeks

Membership: Approximately 8-15 users, GitLab Product Manager