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Developing an App for Multiple Languages

Matt Votsikas McLean,

Today’s growing global market means businesses have to consider language as one of the key drivers to growth, especially if the organisation transacts and deals with people across borders who have their own native language. This adds another layer of challenge for technical developers to create an app that will…

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MuseWeb 2020: voice user interfaces and multi-modal accessibility

Jo Morrison,

This year’s Museweb 2020 conference, the world’s largest international museum technology conference, successfully transitioned its whole five-day programme in Los Angeles to the online world in just two weeks — a magnificent and Herculean effort necessitated by the worldwide lockdown.  To jumpstart this annual showcasing of peer-reviewed practice from innovators…

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Why Business Should Invest Now in Digital Solutions

Jo Reid,

To say that the world has seen an abrupt change due to the COVID-19 outbreak is a massive understatement. Organisations of all types and sizes have had to quickly pivot their business models to operate in a completely digital realm. Despite easing of lockdown restrictions in the UK, with no…

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Arts & Culture

22 amazing pieces of cultural content to inspire during lockdown

Jo Morrison,

True to form, the arts and cultural heritage sector has risen to the challenge of making themselves, their collections and sites digitally available for people to experience during lockdown. It’s an extraordinary achievement and has been driven by ingenuity (e.g. Sadlers Wells), determination (e.g. Derby Museums)… plus code, kit and…

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User interface of PPE Hive app

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PPE Hive: Agile response to a crisis

Jo Reid,

While Britain has been working from home during the lockdown, it’s been hard not to miss news of the extensive lack of medical supplies, such as personal protective equipment (PPE), which is much needed by healthcare workers across the UK. Like so many others with a desire to help in…

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Harnessing digital technologies in all areas of our lives

Mary-Anne McCarron,

There are lots of different ways that we can harness digital technologies and different ways of  working with tech that might not be obvious at first glance.  For one, digital placemaking reframes brick-and-mortar stores and online marketplaces not as competitors but as synergised commerce. The Internet of Things allows us…

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Green High Streets 2050 reflections

Digital Placemaking

Green High Streets 2050: Reflections

Jo Morrison,

Climate change is happening. We are in a climate and environmental emergency as a result of human activity. If humanity takes collective action now to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions it’s believed that we can limit the effects of climate change and adapt to them. To this end, the UK…

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