A review of how museum closures, collections deaccessioning, and digital collections actually evolved compared to Rachael Woody’s 2021 Museum Forecast
Museum professionals can take a number of actions to prepare for funding opportunities; here is a game plan from a museum expert and consultant
Museum professionals must lobby for increased funding, proposing a liberated form of financially aiding museums via easily granted financial awards
This post on museum digital project workflows offers expert advice on how museum professionals can become confident workflow creators and managers.
To determine digital project workflow, project activities need to be defined, standards and specifications considered, and resources identified.
Museum digital projects include object digitization and cataloging; and established workflow for staff to follow is critical to success.
A museum digital project usually involves costs of training and education, increased personnel capacity, or working with a consultant
Planning a museum digital project includes knowing the costs of digitization software, museum CMS platforms, and digital asset management systems.
When planning a museum digital project, evaluate the tools and resources required to succeed; read for costs of digitization equipment and software
If your museum has a CMS but not a DAMS (and no budget for a DAMS) there are a few ways you can creatively construct a “for now” DAMS solution.
There are differences and overlaps between a museum DAMS and CMS, and how they’ve evolved their cross-functionality to address real-world needs.
Museum digital files are assets museum staff use to care for, manage, and represent the physical collection. Using a DAMS is an important investment.
The final post in a series on the Harryhausen Titan of Cinema Experience analyzing the specific pivot to an online virtual exhibition during COVID.
The third post in a series on the Harryhausen Titan of Cinema Experience analyzing the specific pivot to an online virtual exhibition during COVID
For each museum digitization project, research and identify equipment and software tools, outline and commit to standards, keep end result(s) in mind
Digitization standards for file resolution and formats should be intentionally thought of and committed to prior to any museum digitization project.
Before a museum collections digitization project, assess what types of items you have and therefore, what digitization tools you need.
The second post in a series on the Harryhausen Titan of Cinema Experience analyzing the specific pivot to an online virtual exhibition during COVID
The first post in a miniseries on the Harryhausen Titan of Cinema Experience analyzing the specific pivot to an online virtual exhibition during COVID
There are 3 project management strategic areas critical to the success of any museum digital project: accountability, communication, and flexibility.
This post offers detailed museum digital project creation guidance on the who, what, when, why, and how components that lead to project success.
Most museum collection workers have no experience in project management; but digital projects must include basic project management principles
Museum digital projects should always include definitions of these four components: objectives, stakeholders, resources, deliverables
During COVID-19, museum digital projects evolved to absolutely and urgently required, high priority, the only activity staff could perform remotely.
Attention to museum digital programs has surged due to the COVID-19 global pandemic; there are important differences between programs and projects