Wikimedia Foundation in 2018

By Robert Siegel, Peter Seibert
2018 | Case No. E652 | Length 25 pgs.
This case examines a series of challenges facing the Wikimedia Foundation as it sets its strategic course for the next decade. Topics include mission alignment, non-profit revenue models, technology evolution, regulation and the freedom of knowledge, and building and managing web ecosystems.

Learning Objective

Students will discuss and explore the various strategic choices facing the Wikimedia Foundation as it balances its strategic vision for the future with the realities of its business model and the way it creates and manages content.
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