[Wikimedia-l] Open call for Project Grant proposals (Sep 12-October 11)

2016-09-12 Thread Marti Johnson
Hi everyone, The Wikimedia Foundation Project Grants program launches its second open call today, September 12. We will be accepting proposals through October 11 for new ideas to improve Wikimedia projects. Funds are available to support individuals, groups and organizations to implement new

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Please take part in the Flow satisfaction survey

2016-09-12 Thread Kevin Smith
For those filling out the survey, read the answer prompts carefully! I only barely noticed that one section had "useful" on the right, while the next section had "agree" on the left. My brain was expecting both to be on one side or the other, so I had answered part of the second section

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thoughts about upcoming Wikimedia strategy

2016-09-12 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, For me there are two things missing. * It is about the readers stupid! That is what we do it for. So how are we going to get more readers, how do we involve them. What can we achieve when we consider marketing approaches and marketing KPI's. * If design is important.. ok but how about

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thoughts about upcoming Wikimedia strategy

2016-09-12 Thread Brill Lyle
Good points and thoughts here, Pine. *3. Governance* *Decentralization*I think is non-ideal. If WMF becomes incapacitated or corrupted the whole ship goes down. I don't see how decentralizing the structure would prevent this happenstance -- or more importantly provide a solution or contingency