Community Insights/2016-17 Report/Audience 5/Goal3

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Community Engagement Insights 2016-17 Report

Across audiences Editors Affiliates Program Leaders Developers
Goal 1 - "Improving new editor engagement" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 2 - "Improving community health" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 3 - "Improving collaboration and communications between the Foundation and communities"


Question 507 (CS01)Edit

Which of the following activities have you done at least once in the last 12 months? Select all that apply.

Participants could select more than one option

0% did not select an option [?]


1 – Make contributions or curate content on any Wikimedia project (e.g. editing) (91%)
2 – Attend offline Wikimedia events (e.g. editathons, conferences, hackathon) (58%)
3 – Participate in online Wikimedia events (e.g. a remote conference or meet-up) (45%)
4 – Support Mediawiki or Wikimedia software development (e.g. report a bug, test a product, have technical discussions, write software code, build tools) (74%)
5 – Organize community programs or events (e.g. editathons, GLAM, conferences, education program) (29%)
6 – Participate in a Wikimedia affiliate (e.g. Wikimedia chapter, thematic organization, user group) (40%)
7 – Conduct research related to Wikimedia (e.g. worked on a project on meta:research) (19%)
8 – Apply for any Wikimedia Foundation grant (e.g. Annual Plan Grants, Project and Event Grants, Rapid Grants, Project grants, Travel and Participation Support Grant) (15%)


Question 510 (SS19)Edit

Have you collaborated or engaged with any staff from the Wikimedia Foundation in the last 12 months, in any way (online, in-person, etc.)?


Median = 1

4% selected "Not sure" [?]


1 – No (10%)
2 – Yes (90%)
90% of technical contributors who have participated in this survey have collaborated or engaged with any staff from the Wikimedia Foundation in the last 12 months, in any way (online, in-person, etc.


Question 511 (CE17)Edit

How familiar are you with the organizations associated with Wikimedia or Wikipedia?


Median = 4

1 – Not at all (2%)
2 – Slightly (12%)
3 – Moderately (26%)
4 – Mostly (39%)
5 – Completely (20%)
59% of the technical contributors who participated in this question are mostly or complete familiar with the organizations associated with Wikimedia or Wikipedia.


Question 513 (SS14)Edit

Before taking this survey, had you ever heard of the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF)?


Median = 1

1 – No (0%)
2 – Yes (100%)
100% of technical contributors who participated in this survey have heard of the Wikimedia Foundation.

Question listEdit

Goal 4 - "Improving collaboration and communications around software development" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 5 - "Improving collaboration with affiliates related to partnerships" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 6 - "Improving software for contributors" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 7 - "Increasing software awareness and use" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 8 - "Growing the Wikimedia technical community" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 9 - "Improving information sharing for program leaders and affiliates" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 10 - "Developing the capacity of affiliates" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 11 - "Developing the capacity of program leaders" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 12 - "Improving access to research materials by contributors" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 13 - "Improving understanding of movement fundraising and fundraising needs" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 14 - "Increasing awareness of GLAM and Libraries" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 15 - "Increasing knowledge and capacity related to policy issues" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg