Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-01 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 5:36 PM, James Salsman wrote: > > Can we at least get confirmation that her performance working at the > Foundation will be appropriately weighted in her favor if we do have > another lengthy, expensive, third-party search? > I believe it is always

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-01 Thread James Salsman
Dr. Heilman wrote: >... we need someone who has excellent communication and people skills. > Technical skills can be hired for at other levels of the organization while > people skill cannot typically be taught. > > Katherine, our current interim ED, appears to have these qualities. If > she is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-01 Thread Nikola Kalchev
Hello, about the ED search survey [0] I, as a member of an emerging community, the Bulgarian one [1], disagree that anyone wants "to invite also emerging communities". Translating the survey into "the 9 major languages of our projects" is not enough. Letting emerging communities participate, and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community Wishlist Survey: Status report #2

2016-06-01 Thread Anna Stillwell
Great news. /a On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 9:37 AM, Lane Rasberry wrote: > Thanks so much. > > The pageview stats tool is amazing. This saves me so much time. I like it > so much that I did my best to start documenting the concept so that other > people would not have to waste

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-01 Thread Luis Sanabria
On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 12:29 AM, Alice Wiegand wrote: > Hello all, > > > Our survey is currently open in the top 10 wiki languages. A sample of > editors from various languages have been invited to participate and we are > also sending an invitations to anyone here and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community Wishlist Survey: Status report #2

2016-06-01 Thread Lane Rasberry
Thanks so much. The pageview stats tool is amazing. This saves me so much time. I like it so much that I did my best to start documenting the concept so that other people would not have to waste so much time like I had in the page. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Traffic_reporting The pageview

[Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Wikiversity Journal User Group

2016-06-01 Thread Carlos M. Colina
Dear all, It is a pleasure to announce the recognition of a new WIkimedia User Group: Wikiversity Journal User Group [1]. Their area of focus is the peer review of different works that have undergone the Wikiversity Peer Review process [2], especially for the Wikiversity Journal of Medicine

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Education Newsletter: June 2016

2016-06-01 Thread The Wikimedia Education Newsletter Team
Hello all, We've just published the 3rd quarterly Education Newsletter. This newsletter contains as many as 14 stories of various education programs around the globe. Hope you enjoy reading about the great work our program leaders are doing! On behalf of the Education Newsletter team, Sailesh

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Education Newsletter: June 2016

2016-06-01 Thread The Wikimedia Education Newsletter Team
Hello all, We've just published the 3rd quarterly Education Newsletter. This newsletter contains as many as 14 stories of various education programs around the globe. Hope you enjoy reading about the great work our program leaders are doing! On behalf of the Education Newsletter team, Sailesh

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community Wishlist Survey: Status report #2

2016-06-01 Thread Toby Negrin
Hi James -- the Community Tech team is growing! We just added another developer and we have another position in the Annual Plan. Agreed -that it's been really great watching this team grow and partner with the German chapter as well as other community members. -Toby On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 2:43

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-01 Thread Risker
Thanks for the survey. I trust that it will also be "advertised" in other venues. I notice that it gives ranges of 0 to 5 which is actually six data points rather than the more typical 1 to 5, so there is no "middle ground" on this survey - any answer either has to be at least somewhat

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-01 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
hi James, thanks for your input. One of the reasons for the survey is asking the community what they think about the key qualities. I think it is quite likely a more effective way of getting a wider input than discussing it on the list. One of the questions in the questionnaire is, for instance,

[Wikimedia-l] Participate in the Inspire Campaign on Addressing Harassment

2016-06-01 Thread Chris "Jethro" Schilling
I am pleased to announce the launch of the third Inspire Campaign for IdeaLab, focused on addressing harassment of Wikimedia project contributors: Harassment diminishes the experience of contributing and participation for a substantial

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community Wishlist Survey: Status report #2

2016-06-01 Thread James Heilman
Thanks Johan for the update. The teams are working on a lot of important projects and have a mountain of requests ahead of them. Hopefully we will see the Community Tech team grow in size this coming year :-) James On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 2:42 PM, Johan J├Ânsson wrote: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-01 Thread James Heilman
Thanks Alice IMO we need someone who understands our movements values, that understands that we are a movement, and sees themselves not as a decider and visionary but as a facilitator. Our movement has no lack of excellent ideas but does not always communicate effectively within itself. As such

[Wikimedia-l] An early preview from WikiCite

2016-06-01 Thread Dario Taraborelli
Hey all, Wikimedia Deutschland and the Wikimedia Foundation hosted the WikiCite event in Berlin last week, bringing together a large group of Wikidatans, Wikipedians, librarians,

[Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-01 Thread Alice Wiegand
Hello all, The ED search steering group has been soliciting input for a few weeks, and while a few people were fairly vocal about what they were looking for in a new ED, we decided that we needed more input from a broader range of people and we want to hear more from our emerging communities. To