Global Metrics is a set of six metrics (and one question) that all grantees of the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) grant programs - IEG, PEG, SAPG, APG - are required to report as of September 2014, when relevant to their grant activities and goals.
As the first full year of all grantees reporting Global Metrics concluded at the end of December 2015, the Community Resources team, in conjunction with the Program Capacity and Learning team, is embarking on a retrospective and update of Global Metrics, with the goals of:
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Phase 1: Collecting feedback - COMPLETE
This first phase will result in a report of the summarized feedback that will include:
Phase 2: Designing solutions and voting - COMPLETE
A proposal has been drafted on IdeaLab, with a three pronged solution:
While it is these three solutions together that can address the three problems stated, the second and third parts depend on the first, and need a longer timeframe to implement. As such, right now we are collecting feedback on the first part of the solution: simplifying and updating the requirement of Global Metrics.
Go to the IdeaLab page on redesigning Global Metrics to learn more and give feedback either publicly or privately.
Phase 3: Update - IN PROGRESS
Next steps include: