Wikimedia Product

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The Wikimedia Foundation Product and Technology department builds, improves and maintains the infrastructure of the Wikimedia sites.

Teams

Data Science & Engineering

Machine Learning

Data Platform

Team manager: Olja Dimitrijevic

Developer Experience

MediaWiki Engineering

Research and Decision Science

Product

Team name Focus Point of contact Current project(s)
Abstract Wikipedia A new type of wiki where community-written software functions can transform language-independent Wikidata structured data into Wikipedia-like prose articles. Denny Vrandečić Wikifunctions
Core Experiences
Contributors
Campaigns Experience of Wikimedia campaigns. Ilana Fried Registration
Editing Improving the core editing tools so that volunteers are able to successfully start and continue contributing to Wikimedia projects. Peter Pelberg Talk Pages Project
Edit check
Growth A set of features to encourage newcomers to make edits, and improve new editor retention. Kirsten Stoller Mentorship
Positive reinforcement
Add a link
Add an image
Community configuration
Moderator Tools Content moderation tool needs. Sam Walton Automoderator
Consumers
Web Reading experiences on the web for the Wikimedia projects. Olga Vasileva Accessibility for reading
Android Experience for searching and reading Wikipedia content. Jazmin Tanner Communication improvements
Quality contributions
iOS Experience for searching and reading Wikipedia content. Codebase
Other teams in this group
Trust and Safety Product Technical work in support of the Trust and Safety team. Madalina Ana Safety Survey
Incident Reporting System (IRS)
Niharika Kohli Temporary Accounts
Future Audiences Exploring ways to expand beyond our existing audiences of readers and contributors Maryana Pinchuk See more on Meta-Wiki
Languages & Content Growth
Inuka Experiences to Wikipedia readers in emerging markets, driving increased adoption and retention of Wikipedia in areas where internet use is rapidly growing. Purity Waigi Wikistories
Wikipedia Preview
Wikipedia for KaiOS
Language Internationalization and localization tools for Wikimedia sites on web and mobile. Pau Giner Content and Section translation
Localization infrastructure
Community Tech Community Wishlist Survey. They also build and improve curation and moderation tools for experienced users, supports bot operators, and more. Jack Wheeler Real Time Preview for Wikitext
Generate Audio for IPA
Structured Data Content on wikitext pages structured in a way that will be machine-recognizable and -relatable, to make reading, editing, and searching easier and more accessible. Alexandra Ugolnikova Image Suggestions
Section Topics
Search Improvements
Other teams
Design System Team Build out the new Codex component library and improve front-end infrastructure in MediaWiki so that teams can build modern user interfaces more easily and consistently. Chris Ciufo Codex component library
Modern user interfaces for all users
CSS-only components


Design

The Design team focuses on user experience design and research, information architecture, human-computer interaction, visual design, and usability experience.

Program Management

The Program Management team supports the entire department. It facilitates OKR work and supports other complex cross-team or cross-departmental collaborations.

Site Reliability Engineering

Leadership

See the Wikimedia Foundation/Product and Technology page on Meta-Wiki.

Important documents

On these pages you can read about our principles and best practices for our work: