Wikimedia Discovery/Meetings/Checkin/2016-06-28

Topics from the pastEdit

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Announcements, Information, QuestionsEdit

  • Deb will be product owner for search starting in Q1 (see email for details)
  • Several people will be taking vacations in July/August. Those who do will update their calendar accordingly.
  • This coming Monday (July 4) is a WMF holiday

Scrum of ScrumsEdit


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Dependencies which don’t need to be called out as “blocked” (e.g. are not longer a blocker)

  • “Should HTML formatting/DOM manip (presentation, responsiveness) be done in JS (frontend) or in PHP (backend)”

Are we blocking?


Discovery News

Quick Quarterly Goals/KPI Update (if needed)Edit

(Status below last updated 2016-06-21. Completed/dropped goals are not shown.)

Q4 Key ResultsEdit

  • Search
    • Run TextCat A/B test
      • English, French, Spanish, Italian, and German tests are running now; had to be restarted; will be turned off Thursday
    • (Maybe push TextCat to production)
  • Maps/Interactive
    • Wikivoyage sites switch to Kartographer
      • Mostly done on enwv; cleaning up
      • ru migrated, de migrating
      • Should reach out to other communities with a simple informational note on village pump
  • Re-confirmed that the Portal "run 3 tests and put one into production" goal has been completed


  • Wikimania June 21-28
  • Next Discovery team retrospectives: Scheduled June 30-July 7
  • Next Showcase (“CREDIT”): Scheduled July 7
    • Signup:
  • Next All-Discovery retro July 11