GitLab departments update the rest of the company on what they are achieving and working on through Group Conversations. Group Conversations are an important way to make sure the rest of the organization is aware of what each team is up to, has an opportunity to ask questions, and have a collection of links and information for reference.
The Strategic Marketing department (formerly known as Product Marketing) previous decks are in our Google drive (GitLab employees only). It's useful when putting together the next GC deck to look at the last one to make sure that items on the calendar edge don't get missed or included a second time.
We almost always know when our next GC is and create the deck for it as soon as we finish the last one. To find the latest Next GC deck we are working on, look at the #sm_team_internal_discussions Slack channel topic.
As soon as we know the date of our next GC, someone (usually the person who will run the next GC) should create the next deck, so that people can start adding to it. THis is done by
Strategic Marketing GC TEMPLATE - DO NOT EDIT(please keep it in the same directory).
TEMPLATE - DO NOT EDITpart with the ISO date of the next GC
GC decks are a team effort. Here are some suggestions to make sure that everyone get's the opportunity to contribute in time:
Part of your responsibility as the next GC host is to make sure that the GC deck meets/adheres to some quality standards that we've set for ourselves