Wikimedia Discovery/Meetings/Checkin/2016-12-20

Topics from the pastEdit

  • Reminder about upcoming deployment interruptions
    • Dec 19-30: No deploys
    • Week of Jan 9: No train (dev summit/all-hands)

Announcements, Information, QuestionsEdit

  • [Wmfall] “Send me your photos”...projects, events, retreats, fun etc….for All Hands
  • Should we delete all recurring Discovery meetings the week of DevSummit/AllHands?
    • Kevin will delete them unless he hears objections today
  • Please add your questions and vote on others for the Dev Summit Q&A WIth Victoria and Wes (even if you’re not attending you can participate!).
  • If you are attending the Dev Summit, come thinking of how you might spend your time on “Get Stuff Done Day” (the unconference on Wednesday) and add your proposals.
  • Coding Kata this Friday has been suggested by GL. Contact him if you are interested.
  • Holiday reminder for staff: Use it by end of year, or lose it
  • There is a phab task for figuring out the interactive team deployment schedule for next quarter--please participate if you are interested:
  • Potential inexpensive personal hotspot available due to our non-profit status--see staff email

Scrum of ScrumsEdit

Are we blocked?

  • None

Are we blocking? (

  • None

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

  • None

Discovery NewsEdit

Quick Quarterly Goals/KPI Update (if needed)Edit

Quarterly Review:

Discovery Roadmap FY2016/17:

This status was last updated 2016-12-20. Completed/dropped goals are not shown.

FY 2016-17 Q2 Key ResultsEdit

  • All goals are “done enough” for the quarter


  • Dec 26-30: Holiday
  • Jan 2: Holiday
  • Jan: NO Showcase (“CREDIT”)
  • Jan 5: Next All-Discovery retro
  • Jan 9-11: Dev Summit (SF)
  • Jan 12-13: All-hands (SF)
    • Some of us not going to the Dev Summit will be coming in a day early
    • Jan 13: Informal Discovery lunch
    • Discovery dinner? :) +1+1 +1000
  • Feb 1: CREDIT showcase
  • May Discovery offsite (planning has begun)