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Report from Frankfurt - October 2006/zh

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來自法蘭克福的報告 - 2006年 10月Edit

試想像一個金頭、銅身、鐵腿、黏土足的巨人;要把他發展成一活的組織,同時亦要保持其生命特質--這就是我們的使命。
paraphrase and wink by the author of these lines are both released under GNU/FDL

如何把所有法蘭克福退修會(2006年 10月 20-22日) 的參與者聚在一起, 21位維基人, 包括整個維基媒體理事會、基金會幹事、地區會代表,以及一位被邀者, 如何讓他們連續三日在早、午、晚辯論維基媒體面對的挑戰, 直至深夜, 同時亦要在翌晨九時醒來,頭腦清醒地繼續? 我們做到了。我樂見大家的熱誠與投入,亦感謝我們的優秀組織者使此會暢順運作(我想,於任何基礎維基辯論,我們應考慮委任組織者)。 我們原打算做些實際事務。我們一起做到了。

在結會日,我們提到應該為維基社羣寫一概括報告。我的老伴 Elise 不在場,無法阻止我自薦。所以現在由我寫這篇文。;-)

期望與展望Edit

在退修會的首日,我們草擬了一列期望( expectations and desired outcomes),如下:

  • 建立互信
  • 強化組織(黏土足的巨人)
  • 給組織與分會之指向
  • 實際成果
  • 清楚理解管理支援使命與籌款支援 (clear understanding governance as supports mission and fundraising support)
  • 協助社羣( the group) 走向自足
  • 基金會的角色支援計劃
  • 加深互相認識
  • 分享理解與同意
  • 誠實導向和平
  • 娛樂

我敢講,上述各項我們或多或少都實行了。縱有困難之時,我們也甚享共同工作之樂。

然而,我們雖已盡力,仍能免花上大量時光去理解各課題與互相適應。故我在此重覆請求一跟進會議:在今次會議上再進一步--愚見以為其亦一要緊之步:以落實各構想,補足細節,並更深入討論我們正開墾的、但似無甚機會切實研討之衆多課題與概念。

策略與目標Edit

為求定出更清淅之策略與目標, among the important themes we immediately agreed to focus upon were:

  • Sustainable organizational structure for Wikimedia, Foundation and Chapters (make a distinction between Wikimedia as a movement and the Wikimedia Foundation)
  • Leadership in spreading free culture
  • Global perspective, international involvement
  • New standard-setting
  • Legal clarity
  • Multi-projects

Other themes were decided to be discussed at a later stage, “first things first” was mandatory, we couldn't do-it-all in one weekend.. Among these topics was a “Knowledge” versus “Content” discussion, which though very important is just not as urgent as many other topics.

Pretty soon it became clear there was an essential agreement about a great many things, some of which soon led to the new wordings of our vision and mission statements, that the board is currently working out in detail.

Many organizational models were drawn and discussed, finally their number was brought back to a handful, containing all essential bodies present and desired. In all models there appeared an “advisory board” as well as at least one blob named “council”, one model even had three such blobs, in other words: to be continued...

優先事項Edit

藉着 SWOT 分析模型, (analysis through assesment of Strengths versus Weaknesses, and Opportunities versus Threats, and combining the four pairs of these), strategic objectives were defined in all areas concerning “our business”, we came up with 7 categories: organizational, operations, finances and fundraising, program development, public relations and messaging, technology, and legal.

Did you ever try a complex voting system with wikimedians IRL? I can tell you this is fun, not just the voting, but also, just like on-wiki, observing people voting. IRL there is more to see however, because each person bodily participates. In our case, there were the seven categories mentioned above, each with two or more topics attached below: there were 33 of such topics in total. Each person was given 3x3=9 votes to prioritize these topics as tasks-to-do, either within 3, 12 or 24 months. “Having a longer coffee-break” because you voted soon was not appreciated to be an incentive ;-)

I will spare you all the details and instead give a summarized list of the urgent to-do topics agreed upon (mind you, since they imply action, all these begin with a verb), in alphabetical order:

  • 理清與重定各委員會之範圍、角色、職權、職責
  • Clarify requirements for chapters
  • Clarify role and function of each of the private mailing lists
  • Create events committee
  • Create relationships with educational partners
  • Design a road-map for Wikimedia technology
  • Develop regional conferences and programs
  • Expand the board
  • Improve analyses of projects and users
  • Lobby governmental educational groups
  • Manage customer/donor communication and relations
  • Start (re-)organization and where necessary staffing
  • Structure and organize PR
  • Update Bylaws

實行Edit

衆與會人同意整體策略目標與優先次序,但會議無正式執行權,故吾人交付之予「理事會手中」,並熱切期待各事項一一實行。

總結Edit

Anxious for the further implementation of the hard work we did together, as well as for the follow-up so many hope will take place, I am confident that the first step of solidifying the “giant's feet of clay” into some more sustainable substance was in fact taken properly. Yet it is a first step and many more must follow on the same path, which will step by step involve many more people than the 21 at Frankfurt last weekend. Our main goals remain unchallenged, although the exact wording may vary slightly, so we need your help as well throughout the next stages of reorganization and expansion.

May I challenge you to envision boldly what we can accomplish together, just as we were asked to do at the offset of the retreat? Can you imagine, within 12 months: “30 Chapters founded” - “500 Servers operational” - “An office per continent” - “100,000 Articles reached in 10 European-language projects” - “Wikimedia becoming the new standard for knowledge” - etcetera etcetera etcetera... Can you imagine...[[edit]]...?

Let's make it happen. oscar 23:29, 25 October 2006 (UTC)

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