Strategy/Wikimedia movement/2017/Sources/Cycle 2/Hindi Community Whatsapp discussion

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What group or community is this source coming from?

name of group Hindi Wiki Community
virtual location (page-link) or physical location (city/state/country) Whatsapp
Location type (e.g. local wiki, Facebook, in-person discussion, telephone conference) online discussion
# of participants in this discussion (a rough count) 10


The summary is a group of summary sentences and associated keywords that describe the relevant topic(s). Below is an example.

Theme (refer to key) Question (refer to key) Summary Statement Keywords
1 A 2 I think that Healthy, Inclusive Communities is critical because without a welcoming environment for new readers and users, we will not have an impact in any of these other areas. Community Health, Readers, Users, Impact
2 B 1 The Augmented Age is more important than the other themes because with improved technology and new ways to contribute information, we would be able to quickly produce more quality content in more languages. Knowledge, Technology

Taken together, all the summary sentences should provide an accurate summary of what was discussed with the specific community.

Fill in the table, using these 2 keys.

Theme key
  1. Healthy, inclusive communities
  2. The augmented age
  3. A truly global movement
  4. The most trusted source of knowledge
  5. Engaging in the knowledge ecosystem
Questions key
  1. What impact would we have on the world if we follow this theme?
  2. How important is this theme relative to the other 4 themes? Why?
  3. Focus requires tradeoffs. If we increase our effort in this area in the next 15 years, is there anything we’re doing today that we would need to stop doing?
  4. What else is important to add to this theme to make it stronger?
  5. Who else will be working in this area and how might we partner with them?

Line Theme (refer to key) Question (refer to key) Summary Statement Keywords
1 A 2 If community health is ensured then the rest will happen automatically. community health
2 A 2 Better community health will ensure sufficient work in all the other aspects. community health
3 C 2 Indian community should focus on all the Indian languages to make it a truly global movement. It is easier for community members from India to work for Indian languages. emerging communities
4 E 2 Hindi has been sidelined and perhaps partnering with like-minded organizations will help it gain the status it deserves. partnerships
5 A 2 It is important to maintain harmony in the community so that editor retention stops being an issue. community health
6 A 2 Focusing on community health is important so that Hindi Wikipedia can have better policy debates. community health
7 D 2 I think our main focus should be on the quality of our content as properly written and referenced content will give satisfaction to our readers. quality of content
8 D 2 Focus on content will create a more engaging environment for our readers. quality of content
9 D 2 Quality content will help in establishing faith in Wikipedia. quality of content
10 D 2 Becoming a trusted source of knowledge might help in bringing more editors. trusted source of knowledge
11 C 2 Focusing on all the language communities according to their needs will help all the language communities. global movement
12 C 1 If we focus on this theme then the world will have a better encyclopedia. global
13 A 2 This theme is important because everything else will not be possible without ensuring good community health. community health
14 C 2 I think Hindi Wikipedia will grow faster if we help in growing communities in other languages. global
15 E 2 While one person says this theme is important, another person think that partnerships within the various communities is more important first than partnering with other organizations. partnerships
16 C 5 There should be a plan to foster collaboartion among Indian language Wikimedians. intercommunity collaborations
17 B 2 This theme is also somewhat important as better input tools and better interface will make it easier to contribute. tools
18 A 1 Community health is a major concern. Every Wikipedian have same motive and yet conflicts of interest arise due to difference of opinion. If community health is not taken into consideration, this might create problems in the long run. If we work on community health, in next 15 years we would see:

1) less conflicts of interest

2) better understanding

3) new editors with frequent contributions

community health, conflicts, collaboration

If you need more lines, you can copy them from Strategy/Wikimedia movement/2017/Sources/Lines.

Detailed notes (Optional)[edit]

If you have detailed notes in addition to the summary, you may add them here. For example, the notes may come from an in-person discussion or workshop. If your discussion happened on a wiki or other online space, you do not need to copy the detailed notes here.