Strategy/Wikimedia movement/2017/Sources/Private survey

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name of group Anyone
virtual location (page-link) or physical location (city/state/country) Private survey (full responses)
Location type (e.g. local wiki, Facebook, in-person discussion, telephone conference) off-wiki
# of participants in this discussion (a rough count) 64


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Summary for the discussion:

Line Statement (summary sentence) Keywords
1 To build a total project and not just a collection of groups unity, organization, centralize
2 Improve the WMF's communication, and make WMF thrive communication, WMF
3 Be robust and reliable. stability, reliability
4 Open data projects should co-exist alongside Wikidata and open software projects should continue to make their mark outside of the Wikimedia umbrella. cooperation, partnerships, FOSS, open data
5 Prioritize the Wikicite database wikicite, bibliographic data
6 Permanence and stability through any worldwide societal problems stability
7 15 years is too far from now. free, information, sharing
8 Pay our quality writers. pay for content
9 Have no censorship. censorship
10 Improve UX on desktop and mobile. UX, software, responsive, design
11 Make our content accessible for everyone. accessibility
12 Fight with harassment, be more inclusive harassment, inclusivity
13 Make the movement decentralized, decentralize
14 Have an impactful chapter in every country, collaborate with GLAM and educational institutions chapters, GLAM, education, partnerships, training
15 Improve and promote sister projects. sister projects
16 Collaborate with governments to introduce Wikimedia projects in education. education, government, partnerships
17 Become a comprehensive guide to reality by using mainly secondary and tertiary sources. citations, reliability
18 Build a coalition of movement partners, all moving toward maximizing the accuracy, accessibility, and participation. partnerships, reliability, accessibility, increase participation
19 Build welcoming, diversified, fun loving work groups and teams. welcoming, inclusivity
20 Help each other by improving what one's capable of and improve what's available online in the process. training, documentation
21 Improve user interface on all devices. UX, software, responsive, design, innovation
22 Build the biggest knowledge base of the Global South languages. global south
23 Deploy machine learning and deep learning algorithms to every aspect of Wikimedia activity. AI, machine learning, deep learning, automation
24 Integrate Wikidata more closely with the Wikipedias and other Wikimedia projects wikidata, infoboxes, integration
25 Attractive wikidata interfaces such as Reasonator, WikiShootMe and Crotos, are the most effective way of achieving our goal. wikidata, design, UX, software
26 Centralise all the more difficult technical stuff so that editors and the smaller projects could concentrate on writing. global templates, global gadgets
27 Bring core articles to "Good" standard by attracting experts expert editors, participation, core articles, quality
28 Make it easy to get quick, reliable information. reliability, convenience
29 Double the amount of contributors, find new ways to get them. participation
30 Ensure the reliability of the information. Create an information quality standard (rating according to the number of sources and backing of the information by recognized institutions, and transparency of its sources). reliability, standard
31 Improve quality with new visual content, e.g. illustrations images, illustrations, quality
32 Build more local off-line communities. affiliates, local groups
33 Development of a new generation of contributors, through activities for children to help participate. [fuzzy Nepali translation] participation, youth, education
34 Get editing on Wiki included as a part of school/college curriculum, and in more languages curriculum, education, languages
35 Become a movement that makes oppressive governments afraid of blocking that knowledge. censorship, social policy, controversy, relevance, participation
36 Build a very inclusive encyclopedia that is accurate, readable, and accessible for all. inclusivity, accessibility, reliability
37 Grow, stabilize and preserve. content, sourcing, stability
38 Make the site more aesthetically appealing. UX, software, responsive, design
39 Start programs to encourage underrepresented groups to edit and contribute. participation, diversity, inclusivity
40 Build a free, open, non-commercial, high quality knowledge base. freedom of speech, fact-based evidence, reliable research
41 Protect the community by increasing youth participation, and improving search. [fuzzy translation of Nepali] education, participation
42 Organize the whole set of projects, with well-organized themes organization, centralization, ontology
43 Make sure that editors feel they are appreciated, thus encouraging them to contribute more/better, and that readers feel they can relate to and understand the material we produce. morale, motivation, welcoming, valued, inclusivity
44 Become a strong open education tool. education
45 Defend our content against politics and POV. neutrality, censorship, inclusivity
46 Get more women involved. gendergap, civility, diversity
47 Different citation standards for emerging communities / global south. citations, innovation
48 Use AI in Wikidata and make it cope with basic natural language searches. AI, wikidata, search, natural language,
49 A more fair way for individuals to create and share content. accessibility, software
50 Increase participation at smaller wikis participation, small wikis
51 A reliable and accessible source of information accessibility, reliability, mobile
52 Reduce WMF staff by 50%, spend money on content instead of software pay for content, WMF
53 Reliable accessibility, and a cure for color blindness accessibility
54 To get manuals/tutorials of all possible topics to help self-learning of the entire population education, manuals
55 Spread access to knowledge through educational institutes throughout the country. education
56 Interactive educational content on every page. Possibly degrees/certificates later on. education, rich media, interactive
57 Reliable and fast reliability
58 Developed world should help the emerging communities, through human resource development education, emerging communities
59 Increase participation with friendlier communities welcoming, participation
60 Focus on scientific and educational topics education, science
61 Wikipedia comes into education in every country, every university, every college and every school. curriculum, education,
62 Focus on science, technology, and psychology. Through education. Something like Khan Academy. education, science, video
63 We should build educational institutions with access to Wikimedia projects. education
64 We could introduce a more visible metric to indicate reliability of content. accuracy, reliability, neutrality, quality-control
65 We need to work together to spread freedom in culture and thought. freedom, culture, education
66 Defend the content from ideologues, and target the non-academic readers (specificially those many for whom their level of education does not match their intellectual ability, using accesibility and through developing trust.) neutrality, reliability, readers
67 Affiliates could help non-English speakers to participate more effectively in the global community. language, affiliates, communication, collaboration
68 Wikimedia community is safe and friendly place for newbies. welcoming, friendly, newcomers, participation
69 Focus on community, accuracy, and expanding in emerging communities community, accuracy, emerging communities, transparency
70 Influence social and technical policy so that free access cannot be taken away from people around the world social policy, technical policy, standards, censorship, stability
71 To make every literate human being to edit in Wikimedia at least 10 times in his life curriculum, education, global participation
72 A truly multilingual community facilitated by language technology language, translation, multilingualism, collaboration

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