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From Wikimania 2010 • Gdańsk, Poland • July 9-11, 2010


This is an open submission for Wikimania 2010.

Title of the submission

Improving Usability Collaboratively

Type of submission (workshop, tutorial, panel, presentation)


Author of the submission

Erik Moeller, Parul Vora, Trevor Parscal, Howie Fung

E-mail address or username (if username, please confirm email address in Special:Preferences)
  • Erik Moeller: erik@wikimedia.org
  • Parul Vora: pvora@wikimedia.org
  • Trevor Parscal: tparscal@wikimedia.org
  • Howie Fung: hfung@wikimedia.org
Country of origin

United States

Affiliation, if any (organization, company etc.)

Wikimedia Foundation

Personal homepage or blog

Wikimedia Usability Initiative

Abstract (please use no less than 300 words to describe your proposal)

At Wikimania 2009 in Argentina, Naoko Komura, Head of User Experience Programs presented the progress and challenges of Wikipedia Usability Initiative funded by the Stanton Foundation. [1][2]

The purpose of this presentation is to report how the Wikipedia Usability Initiative project evolved over the past twelve months with the focus on the result from the usability studies, collaborative development process, and the feedback from editors and readers.

The presenters will also share the upcoming projects to improve the user experience of both readers and editors of Wikimedia Projects to discuss the potential solutions and challenges.

Track (People and Community/Knowledge and Collaboration/Infrastructure)


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  1. El Ágora 23:58, 20 May 2010 (UTC)[reply]
  2. Multichill 12:41, 24 May 2010 (UTC)[reply]
  3. --Elya 19:10, 27 May 2010 (UTC)[reply]
  4. Kocio 23:41, 3 June 2010 (UTC)[reply]
  5. JuhaV 09:03, 4 June 2010 (UTC)[reply]
  6. Lecartia 18:16, 8 June 2010 (UTC)[reply]