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Thanks for visiting this category direction page on Subgroups at GitLab. The Subgroups category is part of the Tenant Scale group within the Enablement section and is maintained by Christina Lohr.
This vision and direction is constantly evolving and everyone can contribute:
Groups are a fundamental building block (a small primitive) in GitLab that serve to:
In 2023, our goal is to make improvements by extending Subgroups to help enterprise organizations thrive on GitLab.com. We will accomplish that by iterating on existing constructs and streamlining workflows to guide users to intended usage patterns.
Historically, enterprise customers have gravitated toward self-managed GitLab as their favored solution. With the proliferation of cloud services, enterprises are looking for options to use GitLab with managed infrastructure. We need to provide a SaaS platform that can safely and securely house our customers while reducing the load and cost of having to manage and configure their own infrastructure.
Iterating on Subgroups will allow us to solve a number of problems with the current SaaS experience:
Groups are used by all GitLab users, no matter what role. However, heavier users of Groups in terms of organization and management of projects and users consist of:
As a result of the ongoing consolidation efforts, we will be able to make existing project functionality available at the group level. The first iterations of this will include:
In addition, the new namespace framework also enables us to move functionality from the admin level to the group level:
This category is currently Complete. The next step in our maturity plan is achieving a Lovable state.
Completestate does not mean a category is "finished" and is no longer a priority. Even categories that are considered
Lovablerequire continued investment.
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