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Wikimedia Movement Strategic Plan Summary/Summary

From Strategic Planning


Strategic Priorities

Stabilize infrastructure
Increase participation
Improve quality
Increase reach
Encourage innovation

“It’s absurdly difficult to edit. This will kill it if editing does not become more democratic. Wikipedia needs on-ramps and training, otherwise there will be just a tiny priesthood of people who can edit.” Mitch Kapor, Advisory Board member

Wikimedia Foundation targets for 2015

  • Increase the total number of people served to 1 billion
  • Increase the number of Wikipedia articles we offer to 50 million
  • Ensure information is high quality by increasing the percentage of material reviewed to be of high or very high quality by 25 percent
  • Encourage readers to become contributors by increasing the number of total editors per month who made >5 edits to 200,000
  • Support healthy diversity in the editing community by doubling the percentage of female editors to 25 percent and increase the percentage of Global South editors to 37 percent