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GOTO 2020 • The Asynchronous Enterprise • Brendan O'Leary


This presentation was recorded at GOTO Chicago 2020. #GOTOcon #GOTOchgo
Brendan O'Leary - Senior Developer Evangelist at GitLab
ABSTRACT The one question I'm asked more than any other when talking about working at GitLab is: wait, you don't have any offices? That is often followed by a confused look or the direct question: How? Writing down decisions, asynchronous communication, measuring results, not hours. Companies often aspire to these goals...however in an all-remote company, they aren't aspirational - they are requirements. GitLab has grown from 9 people in 2014 to over 900 people in 55 different countries with a valuation of almost $3 billion. In this talk, we'll discover some of the not-so-secret sauce that GitLab has leveraged to achieve this growth. On this journey, our values have remained the same. We value collaboration, results, efficiency, diversity & inclusion, iteration, and transparency [...]
TIMECODES 00:00 Intro 00:22 GitLab's story 05:54 The (case for) asynchronous enterprise 06:46 Release cycle time is critical 07:51 Remote is part of the solution 10:13 Challenges 12:15 Values 12:36 Iteration 13:42 Transparency 15:08 Efficiency 16:20 Communication guidelines 17:34 Trust
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