Analytics/Archive/Editor Engagement Vital Signs/Data Breakdown
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Also Known AS: slicing data.
When looking at one metric, there are many ways to break down that metric. So many - in fact - that we face a possible explosion of breakdowns.
The purpose of this document is to list possible breakdowns and design and constrain the ways a metric can be broken such that we only present useful breakdowns to users. For example: show me New Editors for Commons (desktop + mobile). We may want to constrain the EEVS dashboard not to allow complex compositions of breakdowns like: show me New Editors for Commons mobile on feature phones in Swahili and are located in the global south. This data needs to be pre-calculated for the EEVS dashboard to display it and it would be expensive to run each possible combination.
Example: enwiki, dewiki, jawiki, Commons, etc. There are 882 projects in all.
Why: some projects are taking off, others have declining total active editors.
- Mobile website (e.g. en.m.wikipedia.org)
- Desktop website
- API / App
by User Agent or Device
- Tablet (generally goes to the desktop site)
- Mobile device
What do we do for multilingual projects.
English, French, Japanese
- Global North/South
- Text Editor
- Talk Page