User talk:Nicole Ebber (WMDE)
- Hi Nicole. Wollte nur Fragen ob die Weiterleitungen gelöscht werden sollen? --WizardOfOz talk 18:18, 10 November 2010 (UTC)
Chapters news on Main Page Goings-on
- Do you want to have a separate section for chapters news? πr2 (t • c) 20:32, 10 April 2013 (UTC)
- Hi and sorry for being late. Thanks for the reply, I wasn't sure if I am like "allowed" to add this kind of news there. :) As long as we don't we don't have a task force for those chapter related news, I am totally fine with adding them on the general goings-on section. Cheers! --Nicole Ebber (WMDE) (talk) 20:07, 21 May 2013 (UTC)
- Gern geschehen. Der Dank gilt natürlich auch Cornelius Kibelka. :) --Nicole Ebber (WMDE) (talk) 10:41, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
Wikimedia Chapters Survey. :)
I am running a small research study for WCA and Wikimania 2013 and I would like to ask you for a favour. :)
I have created a following draft: Wikimedia Chapters Association/Research/Survey 1 - the idea is that particular chapters could easily give their answers in their pace simply by editing a subpage dedicated to their own organization.
Before I create their subpages I would like to consult with you about the questions - I still feel I might have some improvements here. :) I do not want to ask to many questions as the people may stop responding completely but I would like to ask you what question would you add, change, remove? :)
Aaand certainly I could count on you and your chapter in filling the forms? :)
- Thanks for your response. :) Your help will be vital - this is too much data mining for one volunteer with somewhat limited time, I am afraid, but it would be cool to do that. Your subpage is here. :)
- aegis maelstrom δ 15:29, 15 July 2013 (UTC)
- I have added some Feedback here. --Nicole Ebber (WMDE) (talk) 19:00, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
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Chapters Dialogue Results Made Public?
It would be nice to have a list of the statements/sticky notes you and Kira prepared from your research for the Chapter's Dialogue so we can use this data for further research and examination. I'm going to send you an email with my further thoughts on this but also wanted to post it publicly. OR drohowa (talk) 13:54, 30 April 2014 (UTC)
- Hey Dorothy, yes of course, it will all be made public in May/June. Please stay tuned! :) --Nicole Ebber (WMDE) (talk) 15:20, 30 April 2014 (UTC)
Wikimedia Conference 2015 participatioɲ
- Hi! In coordination with the WMF, we will announce the invitation criteria within the next two weeks. --Nicole Ebber (WMDE) (talk) 16:24, 22 January 2015 (UTC)
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- Hi MarcoAurelio, thanks for this notice. Please go ahead and delete the file right away. We used this logo in 2012 for the Wikimedia Conference, as it was hosted in the premises of Club Office. They allowed us to use the logo, but I do not have a written agreement regarding the copyright status. Thanks! --Nicole Ebber (WMDE) (talk) 20:46, 11 August 2015 (UTC)
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Merry Christmas and happy new year
- Thanks so much, Pine! That's really lovely. Happy new year to you, too. :) --Nicole Ebber (WMDE) (talk) 17:12, 6 January 2016 (UTC)
Help decide the future of Wikimania
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The Wikimedia movement is beginning a movement-wide strategy discussion, a process which will run throughout 2017. For 15 years, Wikimedians have worked together to build the largest free knowledge resource in human history. During this time, we've grown from a small group of editors to a diverse network of editors, developers, affiliates, readers, donors, and partners. Today, we are more than a group of websites. We are a movement rooted in values and a powerful vision: all knowledge for all people. As a movement, we have an opportunity to decide where we go from here.
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As we mentioned last month, the Wikimedia movement is beginning a movement-wide strategy discussion, a process which will run throughout 2017. This movement strategy discussion will focus on the future of our movement: where we want to go together, and what we want to achieve.
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Article indirectly inspired by conference
FYI: en:Talk:Legal High (book)#Genesis at Wikimedia Conference 2017. - Bri (talk) 19:15, 18 April 2017 (UTC)
19:30, 16 May 2017 (UTC)
When you return from vacation
Hi Nicole, when you return from vacation, please see:
- Talk:WALRUS/March 2018#Preparation for the April meeting
Hi Nicole, please see the discussion in the thread https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wiki-research-l/2018-March/006234.html which I mentioned above. Also, please respond to https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimedia-l/2018-May/090367.html regarding the Structures and Systems prong of the strategy track, and to Micru's implied question in https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimedia-l/2018-May/090375.html regarding how to add new ideas into the strategy process. Thank you, --Pine✉ 03:40, 1 June 2018 (UTC)
Hi. There seems to be a problem with the application for Strategic Groups -- it requests that name and email is filled out with numbers not letters. Thanks for the hard work on this! --Joalpe (talk) 23:41, 12 June 2018 (UTC)
- Ups, thank you for spotting this! We have now adjusted the form. --Nicole Ebber (WMDE) (talk) 00:27, 13 June 2018 (UTC)
You may wish to comment
Hi Nicole, I added a request on  that relates to the strategy project. You may have an opinion. If you wish to not proceed, I'll happily withdraw the request. --Philippe (talk) 01:17, 14 October 2018 (UTC)
Empfehlungen der Arbeitsgruppe Diversity
Hallo Nicole Ebber, da Du das Core-Team Strategy leitest, würde ich mich freuen, wenn Du vielleicht Stellung beziehen könntest zu den doch recht erstaunlichen Empfehlungen der Arbeitsgruppe Diversity. Ich wurde durch diese Diskussion darauf aufmerksam und das bemerkenswerte Zitat „The classic notion of an encyclopaedia and ‘universal knowledge’ needs to be discarded“ dürfte von den Wikipedianern wohl kaum mit freudiger Erwartung aufgenommen werden (Recommendation # 2, Q3a, Punkt 4). Die Empfehlungen nehmen auch ansonsten keine Gefangenen und wenden sich konkret gegen die ehernen Grundprinzipien wie WP:NPOV oder die freie Lizenzierung. Das lässt nicht wenige sprachlos zurück und wir fragen uns natürlich, was da möglicherweise auf uns zukommt. Ich gestehe offen, dass ich diese Strategie-Prozesse bislang nicht sonderlich verfolgt habe und viele andere wohl auch nicht. Zumindest im Kurier wurde das (meines Wissens) wohl auch nicht eingehend behandelt. Ich habe eine Diskussion hierzu eröffnet in der Hoffnung, dass mit etwas Aufklärung das alles nur wie ein böser Traum aussieht. Es lässt sich sicherlich vieles verbessern und es ist auch sinnvoll, solche Prozesse dazu anzustoßen. Aber die Grundprinzipien sollten doch nicht wirklich zur Debatte stehen, oder? Gerade nach WP:FRAMGATE wäre es hilfreich, wenn eine weitere Eskalationsspirale zwischen WMF und den Gemeinschaften vermieden werden könnte. Viele Grüße, AFBorchert (talk) 14:35, 12 August 2019 (UTC)
- Inzwischen gibt es einen von Tinz veröffentlichten Kurierartikel dazu: Strategy 2018-20: Ein WMF-Komitee empfiehlt, die Enzyklopädie abzuschaffen. Die Diskussion dazu läuft hier: de:Wikipedia Diskussion:Kurier#Strategy 2018-20: Ein WMF-Komitee empfiehlt, die Enzyklopädie abzuschaffen. Viele Grüße, AFBorchert (talk) 14:54, 12 August 2019 (UTC)
Community Insights Survey
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Reminder: Community Insights Survey
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Vergleiche mal bitte Englisch vs. Deutsch, da fehlt ein kompletter Absatz in der deutschen Variante, und der kann auch nicht übersetzt werden. Er fehlt wohl in sämtlichen anderen Sprachversionen.
Mal abgesehen davon, dass der klandestine Hinterzimmerprozess der Arbeitsgruppenauswahl dort in keinster Weise dargestellt wird ist ein komplettes Verschweigen für nicht anglophone doch ein wenig schlimmer als das übliche Vorgehen bei der WMF. Mal so nebenbei: Wird eigentlich Tatsächlich erwartet, dass dieses Vorgehen komplett an der Community vorbei allein von Oben herab auf irgendwelche Zustimmung stoßen wird? Wer hat diese Leute in den Arbeitsgruppen eigentlich ausgewählt? Wie war die Community darin eingebunden? Grüße vom Sänger ♫(Reden) 15:47, 29 November 2019 (UTC)
- Stimmt, der Paragraph wurde noch nicht für die Übersetzung markiert, ist uns durchgegangen und wird nachgeholt. Die Auswahl der Arbeitsgruppenmitglieder fand 2018 keineswegs im Verborgenen statt, du kannst die Details dazu hier nachlesen. --Nicole Ebber (WMDE) (talk) 14:39, 30 November 2019 (UTC)
Thank you for helping to create the Wikimedia 2030 Movement Strategy Recommendations
|Thank you very much for everything you've done to create the Wikimedia 2030 Movement Strategy Recommendations! You were instrumental in shaping the future of the movement and I am sure that your careful, open and structured work will bear many fruits. --CJackel (WMF) (talk) 07:40, 29 June 2020 (UTC)|
Index of WMDE statements?
Hi. Do you happen to know if there's an index anywhere of official WMDE statements? I'm looking mostly for things like this and this. I find the statements to be unusually insightful, and would like to read more like that, other WMDE statements on major Wikimedia topics, if such a list is available. --Yair rand (talk) 05:52, 4 August 2020 (UTC)
- Hi Yair rand, thanks for reaching out. I am currently not aware of such an index, but let me try and find out more and get back to you. Best, --Nicole Ebber (WMDE) (talk) 08:15, 4 August 2020 (UTC)
- Hello again, Yair rand. So from what I know there is no such index at the moment, but I have transferred your question into a todo for me and my team at WMDE. We'll create something over the next weeks and then I'll ping you again. In the meantime, some documents that still have some relevance and that you might also find insightful are our Feedback on to the FDC process from 2014, our Essay on Wikimedia's culture of sharing from 2012 and of course the outcomes of the Chapters Dialogue project I lead in 2013-14. Thanks again for the inspiration to create a collection. :) --Nicole Ebber (WMDE) (talk) 10:48, 10 August 2020 (UTC)