Wikimedia Discovery/Meetings/Checkin/2017-01-24

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Topics from the past[edit]

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Announcements, Information, Questions[edit]

Scrum of Scrums[edit]

Are we blocked?

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Are we blocking? (https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/tag/blocked-on-search/)

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Other dependencies (in either direction) which don’t need to be called out as “blocked” (e.g. are progressing smoothly, have no urgency, etc.)

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Discovery News[edit]

Quick Quarterly Goals/KPI Update (if needed)[edit]

Past (Q2 Oct-Dec) Quarterly Review: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1uem20E4P_e94yTfWpX8wQkbV8cDuNkja913TDonYATs/edit

Discovery Roadmap FY2016/17: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ctlqdLA__0OxDuO7mJEIDLP-xt9a7E4jv4INMlZAHdQ

This status was last updated 2016-12-15. Completed/dropped goals are not shown.

FY 2016-17 Q3 (Jan-Mar) Key Results[edit]

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Engineering/2016-17_Q3_Goals#Discovery

  • upgrading to Elasticsearch 5
    • Upgrade search cluster to Elasticsearch 5
    • Add real-time index updates to completion suggester
  • deploying new language analysers
    • Perform research spikes to find new analysers for different languages
    • Test new analysers to see if they are improvements
    • Deploy new analysers that are found to be an improvement
  • cross-wiki searching
    • Have a working prototype in Labs
    • Run at least 2 A/B tests on Persian, Italian, Catalan and Polish Wikipedias

FYI[edit]

  • Feb 1: CREDIT showcase
    • Signup: https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/CREDIT
  • May Discovery offsite (main planning will happen in Feb/Mar)
  • TBD: Next All-Discovery retro (target late Feb)