July 2020 Heroes Update
Lots of exciting updates this month.
One year anniversary of GitLab Heroes!
We will be writing a year-in-review blog post in the coming weeks to celebrate the 1 year anniversary of the launch of the GitLab Heroes program. Please add your favorite memories, achievements, tweets, etc. in this issue for the blog post.
17 proposals were submitted by GitLab Heroes and 5 were accepted. Thanks to everyone who contributed!
Whether you are speaking or not, I hope you'll join us on August 26! Find more info and register on the Commit page.
Note: if your submission was not accepted, I would love to feature you at a GitLab virtual meetup. Please ping me if interested and we can schedule a time.
GitLab Heroes OKR
Going forward, I intend to incorporate feedback from GitLab Heroes on any quarterly OKRs related to the program. Ideally, these OKRs will be a shared outcome that both the we can work on together. I'd love your input on this idea. Check out the Heroes OKR issue for some proposed OKRs and to share feedback.
GitLab Heroes Summit
Who wants to join a virtual GitLab Heroes Summit? The idea is to create space for folks to spend time together to build connections, learn from each other, and set a direction for the program.
Informal coffee chats have been a hit within our community recently. I've loved connecting with many of you - and some of our German-speaking friends have been meeting for their own coffee chats. I plan to start scheduling more of these chats for all GitLab Heroes to connect with each other. Keep an eye on this issue for more info and make sure to give the issue a
Our new swag vendor is up and running. Folks who were waiting on swag should have received an email from me this morning. Thanks everyone for your patience! I look forward to seeing lots of tweets over the coming weeks as the packages are received.
As always, thanks for inspiring me and all the great work you do in the GitLab community!