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Cadence

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Overview

Everything in a company happens in a certain cadence. The period of each cadence differs. The timescale between periods are about 4x, varying from 3x to 5x. Below are the cadences we have at GitLab:

  1. Day
  2. Week (5 workdays)
  3. Month (4.3 weeks)
  4. Quarter (3 months)
  5. Year (4 quarters)
  6. Strategy (3 years)
  7. Vision (10 years, 3.3x)
  8. Mission (30 years, 3x)

Day

Week

Month

Quarter

Year

Strategy

3 years

Vision

10 years

Mission

30 years