Submissions/Improvements to the reading and discovery experiences

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Submission no. 3050, T3, TC, C10
Title of the submission
Reading and Discovery into 2018 – What the Foundation's Annual Plan means for Reading and Discovery experiences
Type of submission
Panel with brief initial presentation
Author of the submission
Jon Katz and Dan Garry
Language of presentation
E-mail address,
Jkatz(WMF), Deskana (WMF)
Country of origin
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Wikimedia Foundation
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)
Every month we see more than 1 billion devices visit our projects. 2 teams at the foundation are committed to ensuring the people visiting our projects are able to find and consume what they are looking for (as well as encounter unexpected information). We would like to talk about how we prioritize work in these areas, what we've done in the past and what the coming year looks like.
What will attendees take away from this session?
An appreciation for the steps being taken to make it easier to find, discover and consume content on our projects.
Theme of presentation
Technology, Interface & Infrastructure
For workshops and discussions, what level is the intended audience? N/A
Length of session (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)
45 minutes
Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?
Slides or further information (optional)
Annual Plan for 2016–17; draft Annual Plan for 2017–18.
Special requests
This would be a particularly good talk to record and to stream, if that's possible.
Is this Submission a Draft or Final?



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  1. Amir É. Aharoni (talk) 11:26, 11 April 2017 (UTC)[reply]