Wikidata:WikidataCon 2017/Submissions/Main problems and challenges of Wikidata

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Submission no. 45
Title of the submission
Main problems and challenges of Wikidata

Author(s) of the submission
E-mail address
Country of origin
Czech Republic
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Wikimedia Česká Republika

Type of session
Round table (30 min) + Discussion (15 min)
Length of session
45 min
Ideal number of attendees
Not limited
EtherPad for documentation

Wikidata are growing and expanding. So they are inevitable facing different problems and challenges. Aim of the discussion is at least to identify these problems and challenges. Main themes may be:
  • scalability - both macro (database) and micro (item) level
  • vandalism - as internal (incorrect data) and external problem (Wikidata credibility)
  • multilinguality - fact or just a dream
  • references - necessary evil or essential component
What will attendees take away from this session?
  1. A basic overview of main problems and challenges of Wikidata
Slides or further information
Special requests
Good selection of round table participants

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