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 quality, we can do so much more
when we think of our projects as connected to each other and to the rest of
the internet. Why do we not work together? Why are we so much on an
amalgamation of islands? When we share, we do not lose when we are given
back we become enriched in the process.

On 11 September 2016 at 22:48, Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Below are some thoughts I have possible themes that can be included in the
> strategy update. I'm sharing these in public in case other Wikimedians
> would like to discuss strategy.
> 1. Design experience
> Move the design and intuitive ease of use of the Wikimedia user experience
> away from a 2000s experience and toward a 2020s experience, both on desktop
> and mobile platforms.
> 2. Social experience
> Decrease the frequency and intensity of negative experiences, and increase
> the frequency and intensity of positive experiences.
> 3. Governance
> Decentralize the functions currently managed by the Wikimedia Foundation to
> reduce dependencies and increase resilience of the Wikimedia projects,
> communities, and affiliates. Empower Wikimedia affiliates and the online
> communities to be capable of continuing operations, fundraising, and growth
> even if WMF becomes incapacitated or corrupted.
> 4. Openness
> Transform WMF and the affiliates into models of open governance and open
> culture, particularly concerning Board activities and the use of financial
> resources. Make information be public by default rather than private by
> default. Proactively publish the expenses and compensation for all
> individuals and organizations spending or receiving funds from WMF and
> other Wikimedia affiliates. With limited exceptions for discussions for
> which there is a strong reason for confidentiality, livestream all Board
> and Board committee meetings of WMF, chapters, and thematic organizations.
> 5. Finance
> Acquire adequate financial resources to achieve goals 1 through 4 within
> the lifespan of the strategic plan's time horizon.
> I look forward to hearing the thoughts of others in the months ahead, both
> on Wikimedia-l and on Meta.
> Regards,
> Pine
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