When reaching out to me my preferences are (in order of preference):
Tag me in merge request
Tag me in issue
Tag me in the (public inside GitLab) #sd_threat_mgmt_leadership slack channel
Send me a 1:1 message in Slack
Send me an email
Since we are successful at being the most transparent company in the world, I prefer communications to be public whenever possible. However, this sometimes does not come naturally to me as my experience before GitLab was at a security company where confidentiality was of the utmost importance.
I prefer that when possible, all recorded meetings should be made public on GitLab Unfiltered. I am often pleasantly surprised by how this can increase collaboration both inside and outside the team.
I always try to explain the “why”. Engineers often leave that out and focus on the “what” and “how”.
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