Strategy/Wikimedia movement/2017/Sources/Cycle 3/Punjabi Wikimedians Strategy Meetup in Chandigarh (2 July 2017)

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What group or community is this source coming from?

name of group Punjabi Wikimedians
virtual location (page-link) or physical location (city/state/country) Chandigarh, India
Location type (e.g. local wiki, Facebook, in-person discussion, telephone conference) In-person discussion
# of participants in this discussion (a rough count) 5


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

Line Week # Key insight Summary Statement Overall Keyword
1 1 A Example: Knowledge needs to be more relevant. We need much easier ways to add images and videos. Many people want more diverse content, and we need ways to make these easy to crowd-source. We need new projects devoted to this effort that work well. supportive example
2 1 A Example: If we start doing things other than long-form, cited articles, we will dilute the integrity of the projects. concern example
3 example example example table only neutral example

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

Fill in the table below, using these 2 keys.

Key Insight
  1. The Western encyclopedia model is not serving the evolving needs of people who want to learn.
  2. Knowledge sharing has become highly social across the globe.
  3. Much of the world's knowledge is yet to be documented on our sites and it requires new ways to integrate and verify sources.
  4. The discovery and sharing of trusted information have historically continued to evolve.
  5. Trends in misinformation are increasing and may challenge the ability for Wikimedians to find trustworthy sources of knowledge.
  6. Mobile will continue to grow. Products will evolve and use new technologies such as artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and virtual reality. These will change how we create, present, and distribute knowledge.
  7. As the world population undergoes major shifts, the Wikimedia movement has an opportunity to help improve the knowledge available in more places and to more people.
  8. Readers in seven of our most active countries have little understanding of how Wikipedia works, is structured, is funded, and how content is created.
Overall (either)
  • supportive
  • concern
  • neutral
Line Week # Key insight Summary Statement Overall Keyword
1 1 B Wikipedia should become more social. supportive social
2 1 B People ask questions on social media platforms such as Facebook while they don't know they can discuss on Wikipedia as well. supportive discussions
3 1 B Wikipedia should become more appealing, attractive and interactive. supportive interactive
4 1 A We should focus more on video content. supportive video
5 1 A We should lay more stress on audio-visual content. supportive audio-visual
6 1 A We can think about collaborations with like-minded projects such as howstuffworks? supportive collaborations
7 1 A There should be a new project where people can ask and get answers to specific questions. (WikiAnswers) supportive WikiAnswers
8 1 B Even if knowledge sharing is becoming social, Wikipedia will remain an important source of knowledge. We should not think about competing with messaging apps. neutral social media
9 1 A Quality of content should remain a priority for us. Audio-visual should follow. oppose quality
10 1 B Our goal is to build an encyclopedia. We should not try to become a social media platform. oppose encyclopedia
11 1 A & B While these two insights might be relevant for certain communities, these should not be topics of concern for the Indic communities. neutral Indic
12 1 A We need to become more interactive. supportive interactive

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Detailed notes (Optional)[edit]

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