Strategy/Wikimedia movement/2017/Sources/Cycle 2/Wikimedia Nederland


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Wikimedia Nederland
Utrecht, Nederland
in-person discussion


The summary is a group of summary sentences and associated keywords that describe the relevant topic(s). Below is an example.

Theme (refer to key) Question (refer to key) Summary Statement Keyword
1 A 2 I think that Healthy, Inclusive Communities is critical because without a welcoming environment for new readers and users, we will not have an impact in any of these other areas. Community Health
2 B 1 The Augmented Age is more important than the other themes because with improved technology and new ways to contribute information, we would be able to quickly produce more quality content in more languages. Technology

Taken together, all the summary sentences should provide an accurate summary of what was discussed with the specific community.

Fill in the table, using these 2 keys.

Theme key
  1. Healthy, inclusive communities
  2. The augmented age
  3. A truly global movement
  4. The most trusted source of knowledge
  5. Engaging in the knowledge ecosystem
Questions key
  1. What impact would we have on the world if we follow this theme?
  2. How important is this theme relative to the other 4 themes? Why?
  3. Focus requires tradeoffs. If we increase our effort in this area in the next 15 years, is there anything we’re doing today that we would need to stop doing?
  4. What else is important to add to this theme to make it stronger?
  5. Who else will be working in this area and how might we partner with them?

Line Theme (refer to key) Question (refer to key) Summary Statement Keywords
1 D 1 By making available reliable, neutral and relevant knowledge we support individuals in self-development and making well-considered choices. This will inevitably bring us into conflcit with authorities. emancipation, conflicts
2 D 2 For us Theme D provides the foundation for all the other themes. Wikimedia projects are as strong as the information provided and our reputation for reliability reliability,
3 D 2 If we want to be a truly global movement, we will have to determine criteria for reliability and quality that are relevant for types of knowledge we do not cover at the moment (e.g. oral history and traditional/non-academic knowledge systems) non-western knowledge
4 D 3 If we want to maintain high standards for quality and relevance of information, we should reassess Wikimedia-projects to determine whether or not they can be maintained discontinue projects
5 D 4 Setting standards for quality of content can also impliy setting standards for quality of contributors quality of contributors
6 D 4 Knowledge should be distiguished from a Wikipedia-article, contributors should be distinguished from editors. other projects than WIkipedia
7 D 4 Reliable and verifiable data are a cornerstone of all our projects Wikidata
8 D 4 Searchability and presentation are essential components in providing access to knowledge search, presentation
9 A 2 Healthy and diverse communities are preconditions for all the other themes. community health
10 A 2 Dynamic and diverse communities are essential to maintain neutrality neutrality
11 A 4 Communities should be open to 'professional' editors, i.e. staff of GLAMs who contribute to the WIkimedia projects as part of their professional role (while adherring to all rules). Staff of GLAMS should be considered part of the community GLAM cooperation
12 C 2 We consider Theme C to be of slightly lesser importance than Themes D and A, in the sense that it will be impossible to realise without addressing Theme D and A.
13 C 4 Real globalisation means the willingness to invest in the development of local Wikimedia-organisations. These will be mainly involved in GLAM and Education programmes in their countries, as this cannot be realised in a centralised approach. local organisations
14 E 1 Cooperation with GLAM and education institutions means that the Wikimedia mission (providing free access to knowledge) sets down firm professional roots worldwide and becomes integrated into organisational culture Glam cooperation
15 E 2 We ranked this Theme as fourth in importance. We believe that focussing on Theme A (community) and Theme D ( Most trusted source of knowledge) will of necessity lead to integration of the Wikimedia projects/communities in the knowledge ecosystem
16 E 2 Institutional cooperation is one of the last phases of organisational development organisational development
17 B 2 We considered Theme B to be least important. For the Wikimedia community and the Wikimedia projects to flourish and prosper, Themes D and A are more important. For our mission, Theme C is more important. Wikimedia should not lose touch with changes and developments in the technological world, and should meet expectations of readers and users. But we do not consider technological innovation to be a goal per se. We also think it is possible that volunteers will lose interest if 'machines' take over too many tasks, technology

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