Wikimedia Audiences/2017-18 Q4 Goals
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Purpose of this document: Goals for the Wikimedia Audiences department for the third quarter of fiscal year 2017–18 (January–March 2018). The goal setting process owner in each section is the person responsible for coordinating completion of the section, in partnership with the team and relevant stakeholders.
Goals for the Technology department are available on their own page.
Status fields can use the following templates: In progress, To do, Postponed, Done or Partially done
ETA fields may use the initialism EOQ (End of Quarter).
Goal setting process owner: Danny Horn
|Editing||Goal 3.1: Improve and consolidate our unified editing platform so that it's great on all devices||Identify aspects of the 2017 wikitext editor that may cause incompatibility with gadgets. Update 2017 wikitext editor to ensure gadget compatibility. Publish advice on how gadget owners can update their gadgets to ensure compatibility. Get 2017 wikitext editor to a deployment-ready state.||
||End Q3||To do|
|Language||Goal 3.1: Improve and consolidate our unified editing platform so that it's great on all devices||Content Translation new version (CX2) can be used to create translations without major regressions compared to the previous version. CX2 is made available to few advanced editors as a pilot test to get feedback.||EOQ|
|Community Tech: Wishlist||Improve very active contributors' productivity||Rollout support for:||EOQ||In progress|
|Graduate CodeMirror syntax highlighting from beta to default on LTR language wikis.||April 2018||In progress|
|Begin development on “Who Wrote That?” revision search tool (wish #4)||Fabian Floeck, author of WhoColor||EOQ||To do|
|Represent both large and small communities||Complete all new feature development on Grant Metrics||Community Resources||EOQ||In progress|
|Based on discussions (on-wiki and at WMCON) with program and event organizers, prioritize feature alterations and/or enhancements to the Programs and Events Dashboard (wish #3)||Community Programs||EOQ||In progress|
|Community Tech: Anti-Harassment Tools||Increase the confidence of our admins for resolving disputes||Allow admins to apply appropriate remedies in cases of harassment by releasing per-article, per-namespace, per-category, and file upload blocks.||EOQ||To do|
|Reports of harassment are higher quality while less burdensome on the reporter||Continue research and community consultation on English Wikipedia for requirements and direction of the reporting system, for prototyping in Q4 and development in FY18-19.||SuSa||EOQ||In progress|
|Start development on simple prototypes of potential changes to the reporting system to use for demonstrations on-wiki and at Wikimania.||EOQ||To do|
|Known bad actors are kept off wikis where they are causing disruption||Release cookie blocking for anonymous users to all Wikimedia wikis||Legal||EOQ||To do|
|Parsing||Goal 3.6: Support work towards unifying MediaWiki's parser implementations, in liaison with Technology's MediaWiki team||
||MediaWiki Platform, Services||EOQ||In progress|
|Goal 3.1: Improve and consolidate our unified editing platform so that it's great on all devices||Address blockers to supporting section editing in Visual Editor||Editing||EOQ||To do|
Goal setting process owner: Nirzar Pangarkar and Margeigh Novotny
Goal setting process owner: Anne Gomez
Goal setting process owner: Jon Katz
|iOS||Goal 2, Outcome 2: Iterate and improve new app features that drive reuse and learning by high-affinity readers||Ship a customizable Explore feed. Improved engagement with the Explore screen, increase in medium term user retention.||None||Q4||In progress|
|Android||Goal 2, Outcome 2: Iterate and improve new app features that drive reuse and learning by high-affinity readers||Add multi-lingual support, including customisable languages in the Explore feed and multi-lingual search results. KPIs include improved engagement with the Explore feed, leading to an increase in user retention.||None||Q4||In progress|
|Web||Outcome 1, Objective 1: Enable readers to gauge the quality and reliability of an article prior to reading||Change visual styling of page issues on the mobile website to improve awareness of particular issues within an article||Community Liaisons||Q4||In Progress|
|Outcome 1, Objective 4: Continue improving the ways that users can download articles of interest for later consumption||Deploy new rendering service and handoff to Readers Infrastructure||Community Liaisons, TechOps, Release Engineering, Readers Infrastructure||Q4||In Progress|
|Multimedia||Prepare for launch of the first Structured Data on Commons feature (multilingual file captions)||
||TechOps, WMDE, Search Platform, MediaWiki Platform||Q4||In Progress|