Hello Dumi,

Thanks for the update and teams efforts on this initiative. I have taken a
tour on the portal and it looks really simplified and easy to navigate.
However, I will be on standby for the training session.

Best,
Joy

On Sat, Mar 7, 2020 at 7:25 PM Isaac Olatunde <reachout2is...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hello Dumi,
>
> Thank you and Derrick for this work. I look forward to the seminar.
>
> Regards
>
> Isaac
>
> On Sat, 7 Mar 2020, 20:10 Michael Peel, <em...@mikepeel.net> wrote:
>
> > Hi Dumi,
> >
> > This looks interesting, but I’m worried that the WMF is still trying to
> > exclude itself from reporting its metrics. Will this new tool also make
> it
> > easier for the WMF to post its reports?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Mike
> >
> > > On 6 Mar 2020, at 17:51, Dumisani Ndubane <dndub...@wikimedia.org>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > TL;DR: Launch of Wikimedia Affiliates Data Portal
> > >
> > > We are launching a new form-based annual reporting system for Wikimedia
> > > affiliates [1], as well as a basic Affiliates data query system. We
> would
> > > love your feedback.
> > > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
> > - -
> > > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
> > >
> > > Hello, Affiliate Leaders & Community Members,
> > >
> > > Tired of the affiliate reports [2] wiki table of death? SO are we!
> > >
> > > The Learning & Evaluation team is pleased to announce the launch of the
> > > Wikimedia Affiliates Data (WAD) Portal [1]. This portal will serve
> three
> > > purposes as follows:
> > >
> > >   1. It introduces a new Object-Oriented User Interface (OOUI) [3]
> > >   form-based report submission interface for annual activity and
> > financial
> > >   reports. This replaces the wiki mark-up based submission via the
> > >   [[Reports]] page on meta.
> > >   2. It introduces the ability for Organizations to update their
> > >   information using OOUI forms on the fly.
> > >   3. It introduces a new simple data query form that allows anyone
> > >   logged-in to their public wiki accounts to run a query and view
> > results on
> > >   available Affiliates data. The query tool will be improved in the
> > coming
> > >   financial year, as we work to code data in Affiliate reports into
> > >   structured data, to allow for richer analysis.
> > >
> > >
> > > The [[Reports]] page on meta will continue to be visible on meta until
> > the
> > > end of June 2020, after which it will be protected and archived. All
> > > organizations that are due to submit annual reports at the end of March
> > are
> > > encouraged to use the new report submission forms. If you do use the
> new
> > > forms, please share any feedback you have about this new process on the
> > > Portal’s talk page
> > >
> > > We will hold training seminars for those who wish to be onboarded to
> the
> > > submission forms and the Query system during the months of March and
> > April
> > > 2020 (Dates will be communicated soon).
> > >
> > > We have taken time to pre-populate the system with basic information
> > about
> > > each recognized Wikimedia affiliate, however, should you find any
> > incorrect
> > > or outdated information about your group, please use the organization
> > > information page[4] to provide updated information.
> > >
> > > We trust that you will enjoy the new portal and that you will find it
> > > useful. Should you have any problems or encounter bugs in the new
> forms,
> > > please use the Portal talk page [5] to log these, or to simply ask
> > > questions. We will collect similar questions to create an FAQ page in
> due
> > > time.
> > >
> > > Kindest regards
> > >
> > > *Dumisani Ndubane* - Lead Designer
> > > *Derick Alangi* - Software Developer
> > > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
> > > *Learning & Evaluation team*
> > > Wikimedia Foundation
> > >
> > > *Links:*
> > > [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Affiliates_Data_Portal
> > > [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Reports
> > > [3] https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/OOUI
> > > [4]
> > >
> >
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Affiliates_Data_Portal/Organizations_Information
> > > [5]
> > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Wikimedia_Affiliates_Data_Portal
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