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Watch! Case study in digital development: The Scape Trust at Timespan

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
6 April 2014

This AmbITion Scotland case study in digital development sees Hannah Rudman telling the story of the virtual world digital content development that The Scape Trust have created at Timespan Arts & Heritage Centre & Museum, following a community archaeology project in Brora, a remote part of North East Scotland.

Archaeology Scotland’s new CRM database

Avatar of Dianne Laing By Dianne Laing
6 March 2014

With help from the AmbITion grant Archaeology Scotland were able to purchase Customer Relationship Management software to help build our membership and supporter database.  We looked at several charity specific products that ranged from £8,000 downwards. Having had years of experience using Raiser’s Edge, the industry standard, I was very aware of what I wanted […]

Archaeology Scotland – Digital Content Development

Avatar of Dianne Laing By Dianne Laing
6 March 2014

Archaeology Scotland is a charitable organisation, which works to secure the archaeological heritage of Scotland for its people through education, promotion and support. This project formed part of a wider digital development strategy that saw the upgrading and redevelopment of our entire website. This is our new homepage, which may be found at www.archaeologyscotland.org.uk – […]

5 Life Lessons Learnt: Abbot House’s Organisational Development Grant

Avatar of Devon McHugh By Devon McHugh
27 February 2014

With its distinctive coral-pink harled exterior and lovely medieval garden, Abbot House is an unmissable visitor experience at the centre of Dunfermline’s fine heritage quarter. Currently in a transitional period, the heritage centre applied in 2013 for an Organisational Development Grant to help upgrade the digital skills and provision for staff, allowing them to better promote Abbot House as a dynamic cultural centre for the exploration of Scotland’s medieval past.

News from the Net Feb 2014 – watch!

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
24 February 2014

New! For February 2014, AmbITion introduces emerging digital development news and comment from the internet, and digital development stories from the AmbITion network. Horizon scanning and critiquing is done for you, and we introduce you to new ideas and ways to digitally develop. We’re focussing on the digital developments of arts, cultural, and heritage organisations […]

How To Get Going With Video Creation

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
24 February 2014

This AmbITion Scotland How To… Guide explains the basics of choosing digital video kit to suit your content creation needs and budget options.

Proforma: social media policy for working with children and young people

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
31 January 2014

Authoritative Authorship – masterclass on demand

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
9 December 2013

In this AmbITion Scotland webcast masterclass, be introduced to some of the issues and opportunities raised by the emerging practice of authoritative authorship. “Authorship is about highlighting the human authors of high-quality content on the web” explains a recent Swellpath blog and publishers of online content can improve their search results by linking their Google+ […]

Horizon Report for Museums

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
25 November 2013

This is a great read for discovering trends that impact museums (and other heritage institutions) now, with predictions for what’s just over the horizon, and will become mainstream in the next couple of years too. Museum Edition of the Horizon Report by the New Media Consortium.

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