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App Insights Heritage

How to promote and market your existing heritage app

Alumni: Charlie Harman,

If an app is never downloaded, does it really exist? Developing an app is an exciting time for any organisation – the strategic planning, the creative aspect, the designing, the testing, the refining. When you get the finished product on your device, it’s the culmination of a lot of time…

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Democratisation and collaboration, opportunity and challenge: Technology’s role in the museum of tomorrow

Digital Placemaking Heritage

Democratisation and collaboration, opportunity and challenge: Technology’s role in the museum of tomorrow

Jo Morrison,

How can digital technology be used to open up and foster collaboration within museum projects? That’s the question Museums+Tech 2018’s speakers sought to answer at this event, hosted by the Museum Computer Group at London’s National Gallery. The intersection of technology, heritage, collaboration and democratisation is where we spend a lot…

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Ben Quash

App Insights Heritage

Changing Stations: An interview with Ben Quash, Professor of Christianity and the Arts at King’s College London

Alumni: Charlie Harman,

Sacred events like Easter have inspired countless artworks, but for modern viewers, these works can feel distant. The art is beautiful, but much of its meaning is lost. That’s what King’s College London’s Alight app is trying to change. Alight is a collaboration with the National Gallery and Calvium which…

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Digital heritage experiments

App Insights Digital Placemaking Heritage Mobile Technology

5 digital experiments that explore the future of the cultural heritage sector

Jo Morrison,

Fundamentally, the cultural heritage sector’s role is to tell stories. These stories could be historical, they could be artistic, they could be sociological, psychological, modern or ancient. Whatever the experience, the story is central. Up to now, these stories have been somewhat passive – an exhibition, or a tour with…

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ROI or ROO

App Insights Heritage

Forget ROI: Why ROO is the best measure of app success

Alumni: Charlie Harman,

Businesses and organisations have been talking about return on investment (ROI) for so long that it’s often an assumed goal for any commercial project. But what about when the success of a project doesn’t solely come down to the bottom line? Apps in the heritage and regeneration sectors are a…

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