Dear Franziska! Welcome to the list! And thanks a lot for your contributions to Wikimedia and for the documents you have shared. I will read them with vivid interest!
I am not sure if this is considered --and sorry if it is!-- but it'd be wonderful to have in-depth discussions on the vision and strategy papers during WikidataCon. Cheers! João Em qua, 28 de ago de 2019 às 13:44, Franziska Heine < franziska.he...@wikimedia.de> escreveu: > Dear all, > > > More than 7 years ago we started the development of Wikidata. We started > out with the main goal of building a central data store for Wikipedia. > Very quickly we expanded to also covering the other Wikimedia projects. > Then came the interest from people outside Wikimedia to use Wikidata’s > data to build their own apps, websites, visualisations and more. And > last year we witnessed a significant interest in Wikibase, the software > behind Wikidata. > > > This means our structured data work has expanded very significantly from > what we started out with. At the same time, over these past few years, > both WMDE  and the WMF  have spent significant time and invested > in supporting the movement strategy work and aligning our organizational > plans with the movement strategy. > > > Given all this interest, and this moment of opportunity and positive > change, we felt it was time to sit together and get clarity on the next > steps for our structured data work. It is important that we know what we > want to achieve in the next few years, what our long-term hopes are for > Wikidata and Wikibase, how these align with organisational and movement > strategy, and what support and resources are required for their success. > > > The result of these conversations include one product vision paper and > three product strategy papers that we are publishing today: > > > * > > Vision: This paper gives a high-level overview of where we’d like to > see Wikidata and Wikibase evolve and grow, based on the work of the > past 7 years and many conversations with community members, movement > partners, and other stakeholders. > > * > > Wikidata for Wikimedia projects: This paper dives deeper into how we > see Wikidata developing in the context of the Wikimedia projects and > how it can better support the projects. > > * > > Wikidata as a platform: This paper explores the value of Wikidata as > a source of data for others outside Wikimedia to build upon. > > * > > Wikibase Ecosystem: This paper goes deeper into the idea of the > Wikibase Ecosystem, a network of Wikibase instances which could > share data and other capacities. > > > We are now inviting you to read the vision and strategy papers and give > us your feedback. We are collecting this feedback until the end of > October and will then integrate it as appropriate into a second > iteration of the papers. > > > The papers are published at > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikidata/Strategy/2019. Please leave > your feedback and questions on the associated talk page. > > We are looking forward to reading your input. > > > Since this is my first mail to this list, a short introduction about > myself: I joined Wikimedia Deutschland 2 years ago as the Head of > Software & Development. I have been working with the Product, UX, > Engineering and Community Communication people in my department to move > this amazing project forward. > > > Regards > > Franziska > > Head of Software & Development, Wikimedia Deutschland > > >  > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Deutschland/Planning_2019/enand > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Deutschland/Zukunftsprozess/EN > >  > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2017/Direction > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > 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> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>