With CMS selection led by a consultant, decision-makers can feel confident in the chosen tool and more easily agree to the financial investment.
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Think Clearly Blog
Highlights several digital project types where a museum consultant can be beneficial. Outlines how a consultant can help support museum staff.
Prioritizing a sustainable approach to your projects will help you get the important work done while also helping protect non-work time and wellbeing
Sustainability is a practice; improves work life balance, alleviates chronic stress, ensures work you perform receives the best of your attention.
Many disasters are driven by climate change; museums can use their nonpartisan credibility and communications skills to build climate policy consensus.
Mental health for both museum staff and the external museum community is important; museums can be good for our mental and physical health.
Analysis of some of society’s broader physical infrastructure issues that keep seniors from fully participating in the museum world.
Museums offer innovative educational experiences. The pandemic provided an opportunity for museums to fill a gap in educational programming;
Digitization is not a reason for disposal of the original, especially in archives. Digitization is a preservation tool, not a replacement tool.
When creating digital preservation policies, consider the file types used, where and how files are saved, and how they may be accessed in the future.
It’s a myth that digitizing museum collections is too expensive, slow, or hard from a technical perspective. Provides context and ideas.
Museum collection digitization is not cheap, not fast, not technically easy. Museum professionals should educate stakeholders about this myth.
There are five museum digitization myths, and it’s time to dispel them. The first myth is that we can or should digitize the entire museum collection