Wikidata: bringing structured data to Wikipedia with 16000 volunteers


Wikidata is Wikimedia's knowledge base that provides structured data about the world for Wikipedia, its sister projects and the world. It was started 4 years ago and has grown into a significant player in the open data and Wikimedia ecosystem. This talk will give
you insights into the current state of the project. It will go into the successes as well as struggles the project still has and share lessons learned from bringing structured data to Wikipedia.