Here is the Discovery department's weekly status update.

* Q4: April - June 2016 draft goals are available for review.
* Discovery hosted an IRC office hour to give community members a chance to talk to Discovery staff about what we're working on.
* Team members presented at the WMF monthly Metrics meeting (the whole thing is worth watching, but Discovery starts at 34:50).
* Zero result rates with new completion suggester have decreased.
* Wikipedia.org Portal stats are moving in the right direction!
** Related: Wikipedia Portal clickthrough rates & section usage vary by English vs non-English speakers.
* A popularity score based on page views has been loaded into the production elasticsearch cluster for use in improving search relevance. 
** First tests will be run with the completion suggester.
* Portal A/B testing page created and linked to new Portal page.
* A Portal A/B test started on March 22, 2016 and will run until approximately April 5, 2016.

Feedback and suggestions on this weekly update are welcome. 

The full update, and archive of past updates, can be found on Mediawiki.org 


Chris Koerner
Community Liaison - Discovery
Wikimedia Foundation