Commit 9daf2c0f authored by Kenny Johnston's avatar Kenny Johnston 🌀

Include global optimization process in product handbook

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......@@ -679,9 +679,9 @@ customers. Demand can also come internally, such as things that'll help GitLab a
within a team or specifically drive business goals such as specific EE features.
We take all priorities in account when planning and scheduling larger initiatives across the
teams (such as: "we're integrating CI, so everyone has to contribute to this in some way").
Still, most changes are scheduled at a team-level, like: "make issues faster", or
"add a new way to schedule pipelines".
teams (such as: "we're integrating CI, so everyone has to contribute to this in some way"). See
Our teams always self-manage priorities for [global optimization](#prioritize-global). Still, most changes are scheduled
at a team-level, like: "make issues faster", or "add a new way to schedule pipelines".
#### Example
......@@ -1403,6 +1403,15 @@ Refer to the [Product Development Timeline](/handbook/engineering/workflow/#prod
for details on how Product works with UX and Engineering to schedule and work on
issues in upcoming releases.
#### Prioritizing for Global Optimization
{: #prioritize-global}
Individual product managers must consider, and advocate for [global optimizations](https://about.gitlab.com/handbook/values/#results) within
the teams they are assigned to. If your assigned team requires expertise (remember [everyone
can contribute](https://about.gitlab.com/handbook/engineering/#collaboration)), outside the team you should make all reasonable efforts to proceed forward
without the hard dependency while advocating within the product management team for increased
prioritization of your now soft dependencies.
#### Planning for Future Releases
{: #planning-future-release}
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