Museums Beyond the Web, November 2014

On Friday 8th November I attended the annual Museums Computer Group Conference, this year’s theme, Museums Beyond the Web. Held in the Natural History Museum in London, this was a fitting location as the museum is currently embarking on a digital transformation, introducing public Wi-Fi, developing significant mobile content, and digitising a large portion of […]

Developing an Audience Research Approach

Last Friday, 45 delegates descended on the Ashmolean Museum for a one day conference on Understanding Audiences. I’ll post a full round up of the event shortly, but this time I presented, sharing our experience at the Oxford University Museums of starting from scratch with a new audience evaluation system. Where we were pre-2012 Previously, […]

Museums Association Conference 2014

Last week I was fortunate enough to attend the Museums Association‘s annual conference as part of the MA Transformers programme, in which I am currently participating. Not only did this make it affordable for my organsation, but it was great for networking as I had 18 new contacts from across the sector both geographically and […]

Let’s Get Real 2014

Last week I attended my first Culture 24 Let’s Get Real conference, the topic: ‘Is your content fit for purpose?’ The stage was illuminated by a poorly timed (considering the conference coincided with the Scottish referendum, which was mentioned innumerable times throughout the day) illuminated ‘Yes’ sign. But how many of us would honestly answer […]