Fae, I can see no reason for Dariusz to leave the board. He seems to be decent and intelligent. The Arnnon thing was an error but it was clearly part of a broader problem. Yes, they all need training but that seems to be in the works. I hope he stays, and is re-elected if he chooses to run next time.
Anthony Cole On Tue, May 3, 2016 at 7:09 AM, Nick Wilson (Quiddity) < nwil...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > On Mon, May 2, 2016 at 2:21 AM, Fæ <fae...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > [...] > > With regard to "[the WMF board] delivering services that are of a high > > quality", all the metrics that the WMF report show the opposite. The > > WMF consistently fail to meet the performance targets they set for > > themselves, as you can see from the most recent quarterly report, they > > "missed", i.e. "failed", 35% of all their objectives. In the Retail > > & Telecoms businesses I have worked in, a pattern of poor performance > > like this would see speedy major investment in change and improvement, > > including major changes at the board level. > > [...] > > 3. > > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=File:Wikimedia_Foundation_Quarterly_Report,_FY_2015-16_Q2_(October-December).pdf&page=5 > > > > The explanation for this, is at the top of > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WMF_Metrics_and_activities_meetings/Quarterly_reviews > : "NB: In a mature 90-day goalsetting process, the “sweet spot” is for > about 75% of goals to be a success. Organizations that are meeting 100% of > their goals are not typically setting aggressive goals." > Note that partial successes are not also represented, if one just checks > the overview result; it's a simple binary system. See the textual notes for > details about partial successes within individual goals. > Plus, not reaching that 75% target of completely-successful goals, is > perhaps also attributable to the intense and widespread stress of that time > period... > Hope that helps. > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>