Successful museum CMS selection includes identifying and prioritizing CMS specifications, and exercising due diligence through testing and vetting
Selection of a museum collections management system involves understanding stakeholder requirements and developing specifications for the CMS
A museum collections management system is more than a vault for data; it is a digital space for innovation, collaboration, and relationship building.
Selecting a museum collections management system includes identifying vendors, compiling criteria, deal breakers, involving stakeholders, and procurement
Museum professionals rely on the data within the CMS to assist them in making informed decisions. A better CMS will support their work – not add to it.
A museum collections management system (CMS) must meet internal stakeholder needs (collections managers, curators, educators, conservators, designers)
Museums face common challenges; a museum collections management system (CMS) often represents a solution to issues with DEAI or digital visitors
Museums face common challenges; a museum collections management system (CMS) often represents a solution to issues with past practices or funding problems
Museums should develop strategies addressing trends outlined in the CFM TrendsWatch report including Decolonization, Blockchain, Self-Care, and Trust.
Museums should build strategies that address trends outlined in the CFM TrendsWatch report including Decolonization, Homelessness, Self-Care, and Trust.
Museum strategy should address trends affecting museums outlined in the CFM TrendsWatch report including Trust, Decolonization, Homelessness, Self-Care.
Museum staff should think about the needs of digital museum projects stakeholders, including staff, board members, patrons, researchers, communities.
Accurate digitization equations are necessary for successful museum digitization project planning; they provide a reliable estimate of time required.
Planning and preparation are key to successful museum digitization projects; determine needs including hardware and collections management software.
Museum digital projects must include comprehensive digital program covering equipment used, standards followed and digitization and cataloging work.
Museum sustainability strategies secure the future of the museum; digital projects rely on sustainability planning as they are long term and expensive.
Museum collaboration is essential; it’s often the way to save money or increase funding while developing digital projects, traveling exhibits, etc.
Tips for overcoming common hurdles to grant writing in museums and archives.
5 main methods for improving museum digital visitor experience include practicality, visitor immersion, accessibility, mobile optimization and SEO.
Digital visitor data who, what, where, why helps museum online presence decision-making, strategic planning. Best collections management system statistics.
Museums must understand and address digital user types and digital visitor expectations as they develop museum digital collections and online presence.
Healthy museums acquire income from several of funding streams; museum online presence plays a large part in keeping museums eligible for future funding.
Digital museum collections management. When digital presence supports non-digital work, museums maximize benefits of museum digitization projects
Museum staff can adopt diversity, equity, accessibility, inclusion statements and develop practices that help meet their DEAI-related intentions.
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