Talk:Wikimedia Tool Developers Group
Dear Wikimedia Affiliates,
My name is María Cruz and I work for the Wikimedia Foundation on the Learning and Evaluation team. In one week or so, the Foundation is starting a global survey to learn about the experiences and feedback of Wikimedians. I am writing here, because I wanted to share with you a bit more about the project.
The survey is called "Wikimedia Communities and Contributors" and is conducted annually. We will send the survey to editors across all the Wikimedia projects, as well as Wikimedia affiliates and volunteer developers. This survey is going to be our way of making sure that we can hear feedback from a significant number of users from across the projects. This research supports editors and Wikipedia’s mission. This is our second annual CE Insights survey, and we look forward to improving it every year.
We will be contacting 2 people from each affiliate, based on the primary contact information that we have. Each affiliate will receive an additional third link which they can distribute to any leader in their chapter or user group.
Go to the project page to see the results of last year’s survey, and to see how your feedback helps the Wikimedia Foundation support communities. You can sign up to be notified about the results of the survey, or to learn how you can help with planning the survey next year.
If you have any questions or concerns about this project, please feel free to send them to Edward Galvez's talk page on Meta-Wiki or email him directly at surveyswikimedia · org in any language. You can learn more about this project and read about frequently asked questions. You can also share your feedback on Meta-Wiki.
Thank you for your time supporting this project!
As a volunteer tool developer, I joined the group when it was created. However, it appears this group is not as useful as imagined. I have not seen any activity, either here or on Facebook, since its recognition. I saw some very fleeting talk a couple of months ago on the IRC channel, and little else.
Notification of Past Due Chapter Reporting
This is a notification to bring to your attention that your organization is currently past due on its required annual reporting. Chapters and thematic organizations are required to submit 2 reports each year: an activity report and a financial statement covering all accounts and all incoming and outgoing expenses . Both reports must cover the entirety of the 12-month annual period and must be written in English, posted to meta, and linked on the meta Reports page.
This page is used to track how organizations and groups are meeting reporting requirements described in their agreements with the Wikimedia Foundation (e.g. chapter agreements, thematic organization agreements, user group agreements). It is the central place where affiliates can add reports about their activities, share their plans, and even news or social media channels with the wider movement. When new reports are available, organizations and groups should add them to this page to keep their columns up to date.
Annual reporting is due no later than 4 months following the end of an organization's fiscal year.
As noted on the meta reports page, your organization’s 2016-2017 annual activities and financial reporting became past due in February.
Please be sure to:
- Post your 2016-2017 annual activities and financial reporting to the meta Reports page as soon as possible to return to compliance with your chapter agreement.
- Check that your groups reports page listing is also up to date for historical record-keeping, and
- Please send an email to Wikimedia-l in order to share with a movement-wide audience.
- Thank you DNdubane (WMF), we'll discuss about this and act on it as soon as possible, if we run into any trouble, we'll revert to you with questions. Thanks! --Alangi Derick (talk) 12:03, 10 June 2018 (UTC)
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