Grants:IdeaLab/Adopt Scrum / Agile methodology as a pilot for more coordinated editing processes

Adopt Scrum / Agile methodology as a pilot for more coordinated editing processes
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Adopt at a pilot level the Scrum framework to improve the coordination and elaboration of certain type of new articles, in order to maximize autonomy and effectivity of editors, as well as transparent creation of content.
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created on18:08, 6 June 2016 (UTC)

Project ideaEdit

What is the problem you're trying to solve?Edit

From discoordination or lack of transparency, also in terms of improving participation under clear steps and specially for the generation of new articles where the complexity of the issue requires special efforts to have a quality minimum viable version.

What is your solution?Edit

To test the adaptation of the Scrum framework for having specific roles (Article Owner, Scrum Master and edits team) elaborating the progressive design, structure and content of a set of articles, focusing on modular parts of the text, prioritisation of sections, testing of them and continuous improvement. The project at a pilot level should validate the potential adoption of Scrum (adapted to the wiki and Wikipedian contexts, as well as the general community rules) for improving speed and quality in the collective creation of different type of articles. Continuous observation and data collection should follow the approach, as well as qualitative methods to make sure via interviews, focus groups etc that the pilot process runs smoothly.


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About the idea creatorEdit

I'm a researcher and also experienced wiki user and wikipedian, now working on a research project from about design thinking and Agile for action-research and collaborative writing processes.



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