Wikimedians for Sustainable Development/Naming survey

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Overview of the 3 proposals
Proposal Movement Movement tagline User groups Chapters Foundation
1 Wikipedia Network Part of the Wikipedia Network Wikipedia Group Penguins Wikipedia Network Antarctica Wikipedia Network Trust
2 Wikipedia Movement Part of the Wikipedia Movement Wikipedia Group Penguins Wikipedia Organization Antarctica Wikipedia Organization
3 Wiki [For Projects] A Wiki Project
[For Organizations] A Wiki Organization
Wikigroup Penguins Wikipedia Foundation Antarctica Wikipedia Foundation

Background questions: affiliates[edit]

Which affiliate are you representing? [open question] (required)

How many people are sharing thoughts in this response? [provide a range] (required)

Body of survey: all respondents[edit]

Body of survey will be completed by the respondent 3 times, once for each proposal. How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements about the above proposed naming convention? These statements are based on the Movement Branding Criteria that was generated in the 2019 through community consultation [select one option] (required)

Proposal 1[edit]

Movement Wikipedia Network
Movement tagline Part of the Wikipedia Network
User groups Wikipedia Group Penguins*
Chapters Wikipedia Network Antarctica*
Foundation Wikipedia Network Trust
Movement Branding Criteria Strongly disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly agree
This proposal will help explain the different elements of our movement and reduce confusion
This proposal will help protect and improve our reputation
This proposal will help support and bring awareness to the sister projects
This proposal will help mitigate legal risks
This proposal will help support movement growth
This proposal is sufficiently adaptable (personalizable and localizable) for movement members
Please tell us why you have made these selections and/or provide recommendations for improvement[open question] (optional)


How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement about each proposed descriptor term? "This descriptor term will help explain the different elements of our movement." [select one option] (required)

Strongly disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly agree
[Descriptor term 1]
[Descriptor term 2]


What else could be improved of this overall naming convention proposal? [open question] (optional)

Proposal 2[edit]

Movement Wikipedia Movement
Movement tagline Part of the Wikipedia Movement
User groups Wikipedia Group Penguins
Chapters/Thematic orgs Wikipedia Organization Antarctica
Foundation Wikipedia Organization
Movement Branding Criteria Strongly disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly agree
This proposal will help explain the different elements of our movement and reduce confusion
This proposal will help protect and improve our reputation
This proposal will help support and bring awareness to the sister projects
This proposal will help mitigate legal risks
This proposal will help support movement growth
This proposal is sufficiently adaptable (personalizable and localizable) for movement members
Please tell us why you have made these selections and/or provide recommendations for improvement[open question] (optional)


How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement about each proposed descriptor term? "This descriptor term will help explain the different elements of our movement." [select one option] (required)

Strongly disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly agree
[Descriptor term 1]
[Descriptor term 2]


What else could be improved of this overall naming convention proposal? [open question] (optional)

Proposal 3[edit]

Movement Wiki
Movement tagline [For Projects] A Wiki Project / [For Organizations] A Wiki Organization
User groups Wikigroup Penguins
Chapters/Thematic orgs Wikipedia Foundation Antarctica
Foundation Wikipedia Foundation
Movement Branding Criteria Strongly disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly agree
This proposal will help explain the different elements of our movement and reduce confusion
This proposal will help protect and improve our reputation
This proposal will help support and bring awareness to the sister projects
This proposal will help mitigate legal risks
This proposal will help support movement growth
This proposal is sufficiently adaptable (personalizable and localizable) for movement members
Please tell us why you have made these selections and/or provide recommendations for improvement[open question] (optional)


How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement about each proposed descriptor term? "This descriptor term will help explain the different elements of our movement." [select one option] (required)

Strongly disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly agree
[Descriptor term 1]
[Descriptor term 2]


What else could be improved of this overall naming convention proposal? [open question] (optional)


Additional body questions, for affiliates only[edit]

What would the name of your affiliate be in this structure (in English and/or your local language)? [open question] (required)

How much do you agree or disagree with this statement? "This name will help our affiliate." [select one option] (required)

Please explain why you made this selection. [open question] (optional)

Open call: all respondents[edit]

The term Wikipedia exists in many languages. It is also used internationally as simply “Wikipedia”. How much of the naming convention do you think should be open to translation? (optional) [select option] (optional)

All Words - Wikipedia AND descriptor terms are translated Some Words - "Wikipedia" is used without changes across languages BUT descriptor terms are translated Other (specify) For those interested, the Brand Project team invites you to suggest other naming elements. It can be a whole proposal or a phrase or a word for consideration.

Movement [proposal]
Movement tagline [proposal]
User group [proposal]
Chapter/Thematic org [proposal]
Foundation [proposal]

Please expand on why you have proposed these naming elements. For example, how it meets the Movement Branding Criteria, how it is related to "interconnection" as a concept, how it helps inspire new people to join us. [open question] (optional)

Closing: all respondents[edit]

Please rank the proposals in order of how well you think they will help us reach our 2030 goals, with 1 being the most helpful and 4 being the least [rank] (required)

"By 2030, Wikimedia will become the essential infrastructure of the ecosystem of free knowledge, and anyone who shares our vision will be able to join us."

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