Wikimedia Discovery/Meetings/Checkin/2016-04-19

Topics from the pastEdit

  • Hiring: Moving forward with analyst hire (it is posted). We also plan to hire an engineering manager (Tomasz will work on JD).

Announcements, Information, QuestionsEdit

  • Data center switchover test started today. Please keep an eye on any services you are responsible for.
    • Discovery stuff seems to be OK so far (just some minor issues)
  • Please check your info on the office contact list wiki page (general reminder)
  • FYI: Discussion about Mediawiki hash fragment router
  • Ongoing reminder: Submit items to the Weekly Status Updates!
  • Moiz will be leaving the foundation at the end of this month
  • Annual reviews kick off this week. Pick your peer reviewers!
    • Follow the guidance about including someone outside your normal circle
    • Keep track of who YOU agreed to review!
  • Quick survey: Portal team has completed its part. We got external signoff.

Scrum of ScrumsEdit



Dependences which don’t need to be called out as “blocked”



Discovery News

Quick Quarterly Goals/KPI Update (if needed)Edit

Q4 Key ResultsEdit

  • Search
    • Run TextCat A/B test
    • (Maybe push TextCat to production)
    • Update Elastic Search
    • Add real-time index updates to completion suggester
  • WDQS
    • Add geocoordinate functionality
  • Maps/Interactive
    • Wikivoyage sites switch to Kartographer
    • Create use case page for maps
  • Portal
    • Run at least 3 A/B tests
    • Graduate at least 1 successful A/B test