Sorry James -- I replied before I saw your email. Happy to continue this
discussion elsewhere Pine.
On Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 5:52 AM, Toby Negrin <tneg...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
> Hi Pine --
> I can't speak for the other groups, but for your question on Reading and
> push notifications, we're having discussions with the echo folks about
> using this platform for push notifications for the apps. We're interested
> in combining this feature with feeds on the apps with the idea that it
> would land in the first quarter of 2016 but this is very preliminary.
> On Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 1:35 AM, Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks Tilman. I finally got around to skimming most of this. Questions &
>> Comments below:
>> Communications: seems to be firing on all cylinders.
>> Team Practices: seems to be making a difference in supporting other
>> individuals and teams. Some of the metrics chosen look great.
>> Release engineering: great idea about the skill matrix; would HR and Team
>> Practices like to expand this to other teams?
>> Grants restructuring: big job, thanks/congrats for how it was done,
>> forward to execution
>> TechOps: nice to see that OTRS upgrade is in progress; I believe that this
>> has been talked about for years
>> Labs: I have a subjective impression of much improved reliability, so
>> Design research: University of Washington mentioned; what's the
>> Performance: thank you for working on paint time
>> Security: I have a suggestion for KPIs: maximum and median times for
>> resolution of critical and high priority bugs; and maximum and median time
>> for first response to bug reports on all channels (Phabricator, email,
>> Reading: can we get an update on what's being done WRT push notifications?
>> Partnerships: happy to see pre-install deal coming soon
>> Editing: how is the community feedback about the split of Echo
>> Multimedia: yay for ability to upload to Commons from VE; excited that
>> Excel import is coming (this may stop my complaints to Grantmaking about
>> MediaWiki tables for budgets)
>> High level comment: from these reports it looks like the Foundation is
>> generally making good progress. Going forward a theme that I'd really like
>> to see is closer integration of WMF priorities with community priorities.
>> hear from my colleagues at in-person meetings and online that there is a
>> sense that WMF's priorities may or may not be the community's priorities.
>> certain amount of that is understandable, but my subjective sense is that
>> there's a fair amount of frustration in the community and that the
>> situation could be better. Suggestion: take advantage of the Evaluation
>> team's enhanced survey capacity to run surveys like the one that WMIL ran,
>> and run them every 6 months. Prioritize the languages to maximize return
>> translation investment. Then adjust WMF quarterly priorities in alignment
>> with the priorities expressed in the community priorities survey. Also,
>> establish SLAs for all departments with regard to responses to community
>> Thanks! I hope that other community members will write comments and
>> questions also.
>> On Fri, Oct 16, 2015 at 10:15 PM, Tilman Bayer <tba...@wikimedia.org>
>> > Greetings everyone,
>> > the Wikimedia Foundation's quarterly reviews of teams' work in the
>> > past quarter (July-September, Q1 of the 2015-16 fiscal year) took
>> > place last week. Minutes and slides for those meetings are now
>> > available:
>> > Community Engagement:
>> > Discovery:
>> > Reading and Advancement (with Fundraising Tech):
>> > Editing (comprising the Collaboration, Language Engineering,
>> > Multimedia, Parsing, and VisualEditor teams):
>> > Infrastructure (comprising the Analytics, Release Engineering,
>> > Services, TechOps, and Labs teams) and CTO (comprising the Design
>> > Research, Research & Data, Performance, and Security teams):
>> > Legal, Talent & Culture (HR), Communications, Finance & Administration
>> > & Office IT, and Team Practices:
>> > As usual, much of this information will also be available in
>> > consolidated form as part of the general WMF quarterly report for Q1,
>> > which is planned to be published on October 19.
>> > See
>> > for some general background about the Foundation's quarterly review
>> > process.
>> > --
>> > Tilman Bayer
>> > Senior Analyst
>> > Wikimedia Foundation
>> > IRC (Freenode): HaeB
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