Re: [Wikimedia-l] March 2: Update on Wikimedia movement strategy process (#9)

2017-03-07 Thread Leila Zia
Hi, Rogol and team: Let's try to keep the email threads focused on their immediate topics. Katherine's email is an email to provide update about specifics of the strategy process at this point. There is quite a bit of content in her email that can be discussed in this thread or in the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] March 2: Update on Wikimedia movement strategy process (#9)

2017-03-07 Thread Joseph Seddon
And define "associated with". George W. Bush, the 43rd U.S. President is 8th cousin to Bill Gates for example (apparently) Seddon On Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 2:25 PM, Andreas Kolbe wrote: > Could anyone name major donors or consultants to the Wikimedia Foundation > who are

Re: [Wikimedia-l] March 2: Update on Wikimedia movement strategy process (#9)

2017-03-06 Thread Peter Southwood
By what definition of conservative? Cheers, Peter -Original Message- From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Andreas Kolbe Sent: Monday, 06 March 2017 4:25 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] March 2: Update on Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] March 2: Update on Wikimedia movement strategy process (#9)

2017-03-06 Thread Andreas Kolbe
Could anyone name major donors or consultants to the Wikimedia Foundation who are associated with, or open supporters of, – 1. the United States' Republican party? 2. a major conservative, or at least slightly right-of-centre, party in any other country? On Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 1:22 PM, Amir E.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] March 2: Update on Wikimedia movement strategy process (#9)

2017-03-06 Thread Amir E. Aharoni
2017-03-06 15:12 GMT+02:00 Katherine Maher : > Rogol, > > They are a vendor we have used in the past to conduct focus groups and run > surveys for the annual fundraiser in the five largest English speaking > countries. We were satisfied with the quality of their work in the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] March 2: Update on Wikimedia movement strategy process (#9)

2017-03-06 Thread Katherine Maher
Rogol, They are a vendor we have used in the past to conduct focus groups and run surveys for the annual fundraiser in the five largest English speaking countries. We were satisfied with the quality of their work in the past, so we contacted them again to discuss whether they had appropriate

Re: [Wikimedia-l] March 2: Update on Wikimedia movement strategy process (#9)

2017-03-05 Thread Rogol Domedonfors
Katherine At some point it would be interesting to learn how the external consultants were selected. I note, for example, that Lake Associates describes itself as working "side by side with our clients on developing communications and paid media, targeting supporters, and honing the messages

Re: [Wikimedia-l] March 2: Update on Wikimedia movement strategy process (#9)

2017-03-03 Thread Anna Stillwell
Nice question, James. Head over to Meta and ask. They'll be able to tell you their sources, and if you have better sources, they'll update it. Warmly, /a On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 7:19 PM, James Salsman wrote: > Hi Katherine, > > Where did the projections on the "Internet

Re: [Wikimedia-l] March 2: Update on Wikimedia movement strategy process (#9)

2017-03-03 Thread James Salsman
Hi Katherine, Where did the projections on the "Internet penetration by 2030" slide[1] on the process briefing[2] come from? They look very low. The file summary description says they came from the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division[3] but they aren't anywhere in

[Wikimedia-l] March 2: Update on Wikimedia movement strategy process (#9)

2017-03-03 Thread Katherine Maher
Hi all! Happy March! This week I was in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress conference to support the efforts of the Iraqi Wikimedians User Group. The community, led by Sarmad Saeed Yaseen and Ravan Jafaar al-Taie, led the development of a partnership with a local mobile network operator to