Wikimedia Discovery/Meetings/Checkin/2017-01-31

Topics from the pastEdit

  • News about offsite date?
    • Yes: Vienna May 14-18 (but wait before booking travel)
  • Suggestions for the Developer wishlist are welcome

Announcements, Information, QuestionsEdit

Scrum of ScrumsEdit

Are we blocked?

  • None

Are we blocking? (

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

Discovery Roadmap FY2016/17:

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

FY 2016-17 Q3 (Jan-Mar) Key ResultsEdit

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


  • Feb 1: CREDIT showcase
    • Signup:
  • Feb 20: Holiday
  • May Discovery offsite Vienna May 14-18 (main planning will happen in Feb/Mar)
  • TBD: Next All-Discovery retro (target late Feb)