Knowing the location of museum data is important for data security, data redundancy, data retrieval or linking, and data extraction.
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Evaluating the Format of Museum Data
The format of museum data impacts the ability to successfully migrate data from one museum CMS to another; tips for data schema, fields, export
Evaluating the Quality of Museum Data
Tips to make sure your museum data is good quality; the cleaner it is, the easier to migrate seamlessly from one CMS or spreadsheet to another CMS.
How to Prepare for a New Museum CMS
Covers preparing museum data so migrating to a new CMS is smooth; tools and strategies exist; success depends on quality and shape of museum data.
Museum Digital Projects: Digital File Storage
Digital files storage is important to museum digital project work; reliable storage that supports further digital project work is critical.
How to Chart a Course Toward a Better Museum CMS
The procurement process for a new museum CMS may be daunting; outline for the procurement process plus tips and best practices, leading to success
The Pros and Cons of Sticking with an Ill-Fitting Museum CMS
This post breaks down the pros and cons of an ill-fitting museum CMS and delivers talking points needed to make the case for a better museum CMS.
Barriers that Prevent Museums from Moving to a Better CMS
It’s often hard for museum staff to choose a new and better CMS. This post identifies top 5 reasons, why they exist, and what to do about barriers.
Museum Digital Projects: Choosing Software
This post is focused on how to choose the right software for your museum digital project work, specifically a DAMS versus a CMS.
Leveraging Existing Content with a Museum Engagement App
Blending the physical museum-going experience with enriched digital content results in more information, and more meaningful guest experiences.
Increasing Museum Enrichment with a Museum Engagement App
Museum engagement app is built for use on smart devices; it facilitates delivery of information and encourages patron engagement
Museum Forecast 2023
Forecast for the museum field from expert Rachael Woody; focused on an evolution in ethics and subsequent museum policies.
A Year in Review: An Assessment of the 2022 Museum Forecast
Recap of how three areas helped evolve the museum field in 2022: accessibility, elimination of “entry-level” jobs, and a digital boom.