Developer Relations/Goals

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For the process for defining these goals, see Developer Relations/Planning#Quarterly goals.

January - March 2016[edit]

These goals must be synced with Wikimedia Engineering/2015-16 Q3 Goals. Related task: Phab:T119388.

Team goals[edit]

Objective Key result Dependency ETA Status
Connect the priorities of the Community Wishlist and other tech priorities with the Wikimedia Hackathon 2016
  • The majority of participants in Jerusalem plan to work on Community Wishlist tasks.
  • The CW is an important factor in developer engagement and travel sponsorship decisions.
Community Tech, Wikimedia Hackathon 2016 organizers March/April 2016 Proposed; Results
Agree on and implement actions to prioritize code review of patches submitted by volunteers Discussion and consensus among stakeholders which process changes to effectively implement and how WMF Engineering and product teams; mw:Team Practices Group input/support for team workflow related items; Development community; Define potential actions to reduce code review queues and waiting times February/March 2016 N Not done: Actions identified and agreed on, but not implemented yet
Partner with WMIL on a successful Wikimedia Hackathon 2016 International hackathon in Jerusalem March 30 - April 3, 2016. Supporting newcomers, demo-able projects and showcase, main themes and focus areas, successful social events, productive environment. WMIL, WMF engineering teams March/April, 2016 Proposed
Help Hackathon participants with project pre-planning Try to connect paid and volunteer developers with projects and each other in advance of hackathons. WMF Engineering teams, Volunteer Devs March/April, 2016 Proposed

Individual goals[edit]

Quim[edit]

Objective Key result Dependency ETA Status
Connect the priorities of the Community Wishlist and other tech priorities with the Wikimedia Hackathon 2016 See Team goals
FY 2016-17 Annual Plan for Developer Relations (Phabricator task coming soon)
  • First iteration of a DevRel strategy is completed and publicly documented.
  • Requests for FY 2016-17 are reflected in WMF Annual Plan.
Align Community Liaison and Developer Relations project management practices
  • Coming soon.
March Ongoing
Deploy Newsletter extension in Wikimedia
  • Newsletter extension enabled in one Wikimedia project
Newsletter-extension project volunteers March Ongoing (Deployed on beta cluster but not in production yet)

Rachel[edit]

Objective Key result Dependency ETA Status
Lessons Learned from WikiDev 2016 How did it go? What could have gone better? Ideas for next year. WikiDev participants, creation of feedback survey. Feb - Mar 2016 Proposed
Redefine Wikimedia Hackathons Define key roles that need to be filled at every hackathon, size limitations so that we can hold more hackahtons? New budget allocations. WMF budget process, DR team, Hackathon organizers Fed - Mar 2016 Proposed
Selection process for Wikimedia Hackathon 2017 Work with hackathon organizers and DR to come up with a better and more transparent selection process for Wikimedia Hackathons. Who decides where and how? Hackathon organizers Feb - Mar 2016 Proposed
Partner with WMIL on a successful Wikimedia Hackathon 2016 International hackathon in Jerusalem March 30 - April 3, 2016. Supporting newcomers, demo-able projects and showcase, main themes and focus areas, successful social events, productive environment. WMIL, WMF engineering teams March/April, 2016 Proposed
Help Hackathon participants with project pre-planning Try to connect paid and volunteer developers with projects and each other in advance of hackathons. WMF Engineering teams, Volunteer Devs March/April, 2016 Proposed

Andre[edit]

Objective Key result Dependency ETA Status
Agree on and implement actions to prioritize code review of patches submitted by volunteers Discussion and consensus among stakeholders which process changes to effectively implement and how WMF Engineering and product teams; mw:Team Practices Group input/support for team workflow related items; Development community; Define potential actions to reduce code review queues and waiting times Feb-Mar 2016 N Not done: Actions identified and agreed on, but not implemented yet
Have a second Code Review backlog cleanup day All WMF developer teams join. 50% of unreviewed patches contributed by volunteers have at least one review. Improved awareness and knowledge about Differential's workflows across the developer community. All WMF Engineering and Technology teams (through their managers); mw:Wikimedia Release Engineering Team (for Differential) Feb-Mar 2016 Postponed in order to improve underlying code review problems in phab:T78768 first Canceled N Not done