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Dogfood Plan Working Group

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Date Created August 1, 2020
Date Ended December 15, 2020
Slack #wg_dogfood_plan (internal only)
Google Doc Dogfood Plan Working Group Agenda (internal only)

Business Goal

This working group will integrate new Plan stage features in GitLab’s own agile planning process. Additionally, there may be some existing features we can consume. We would start with the Plan stage group itself, asking the people who are responsible for the features to implement their usage locally. Assuming success we might roll this out further across R&D (other stages) in a future iteration. The benefits we hope to achieve are:

Exit Criteria

Roles and Responsibilities

Working Group Role Person Title
Facilitator Tim Zallmann Director of Engineering
Development Department Lead Donald Cook Frontend Engineering Manager
UX Department Lead Mike Long Product Design Manager
Quality Department Lead Ramya Authappan Quality Engineering Manager
PM Division Lead Jeremy Watson Group Manager, PM
Member Gabe Weaver Senior Product Manager
Member Keanon O'Keefe Senior Product Manager
Member Mark Wood Senior Product Manager
Member John Hope Backend Engineering Manager
Member Jake Lear Backend Engineering Manager
Executive Sponsor Christopher Lefelhocz VP of Development


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