Submissions/Building a Better Dispute Resolution System for Wikimedia Communities
This is an Open submission for Wikimania 2017 that has not yet been reviewed by a member of the Programme Committee.
- Submission no.
- Title of the submission
Building a Better Dispute Resolution System for Wikimedia Communities
- Type of submission
Birds of a feather discussion
- Author of the submission
Sydney Poore & Trevor Bolliger
- Language of presentation
- E-mail address
spoorewikimedia.org & tbolligerwikimedia.org
- Country of origin
- Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
- Personal homepage or blog
- Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)
The Anti-Harassment tools team at the Wikimedia Foundation is currently working on features to allow administrators and other community leaders to more efficiently and fairly resolve user disputes. We’ll be fairly early in this process in August 2017 and we will need input from users on various Wikimedia communities to ensure we’re on the right track.
During this discussion, we’d love to hear from users on communities about the biggest bottlenecks and time-consuming parts of the existing dispute resolution workflows.
The outcome of this discussion should be for the Anti-Harassment Tools team to have a more robust understanding of how our software can empower community leaders to more efficiently conduct dispute resolution.
- What will attendees take away from this session?
Ideally this discussion will include participants from multiple wikis so we can discuss a wide variety of processes and tools that different users and communities use to investigate disputes and make resolution decisions.
Attendees should hopefully leave with a better understanding of how different communities resolve disputes, ideally with some inspiration on how to improve the processes on their home communities. Attendees should also have a better understanding of the Anti Harassment Tools team's plans for how forthcoming software could complement these policies and workflows.
- Theme of presentation
- WikiCulture & Community
- Length of session requested
- Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?
- Slides or further information (optional)
- Special requests
- Is this Submission a Draft or Final?
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