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Culturing Our Creativity Storify by Roanne Dods

Profile photo of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
10 July 2013

Collaboration between Mission Models Money, AmbITion, A&B Scotland and Cultural Enterprise Office on 17th June 2013 at the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Culturing our Creativity: talks on demand

Profile photo of Dr Hannah Rudman By Dr Hannah Rudman
18 June 2013

Individuals and organisations working in arts, culture and the creative industries in Scotland are faced with a rapidly changing external operating environment that is increasingly uncertain. Many, especially those working in small practices, micro businesses and SMEs, face continuous obstacles to achieving their full potential, especially in relation to accessing the right kind of human and […]

Augmented reality – will wearable computing help it take off in a big way?

Profile photo of Dr Hannah Rudman By Dr Hannah Rudman
7 May 2013

Sir Tim Berners Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web thinks that there is a third iteration of the web emerging: (web 3.0?!) big data, wearable computing, the internet of things, and 3D printing are all a part of the wave of emerging technologies that once again will disrupt where we’re at now and […]

Third round of Make:IT:Happen grants from AmbITion Scotland announced!

Profile photo of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
1 May 2013

Today, 1 May 2013, fifteen of Scotland’s arts, culture and heritage organisations have received a £91,000 investment of National Lottery funds to capitalise on opportunities presented by digital technologies in a third round of funding from AmbITion Scotland’s Make:IT:Happen fund.

Highlights from Digital 2013

Profile photo of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
25 April 2013

Top tweets and what we learned at Digital 2013

Crowdfunding in the UK: codes of practice, and other risk management ideas

Profile photo of Dr Hannah Rudman By Dr Hannah Rudman
16 April 2013

The UK Crowd Funding Association (UKCFA) has just launched as a new trade body for crowd funding operators, with membership being conditional to agreeing to the code of practice. Says Arts Professional reporting on the establishment of the body: The code is aimed at protecting the growing number of investors, donors and businesses using the […]

Creative Carbon podcast

Profile photo of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
11 January 2013

AmbITion Scotland were pleased to be featured in the December 2012 Insights and Ideas Cafe event on the theme of Creative Carbon.  Listen below!   Want to learn more about the examples that Hannah mentions in her talk?  Read our follow-up blog post Examples of Ecologically Sustainable Projects Powered by Digital. Insights & Ideas is […]

Social Media Gets Crafty – Report Digest

Profile photo of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
10 January 2013

Source – Culture professionals network: Culture professionals blog | guardian.co.uk Social platforms and social selling have crucial roles to play in craft’s evolution through the digital age, finds Karen Yair  Craft is becoming increasingly visible in the social media sphere. Makers, retailers, galleries and craft organisations are all embracing online platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest as key […]

Digital Giving in the Arts

Profile photo of Dr Hannah Rudman By Dr Hannah Rudman
20 December 2012

Says Matthew Bowcock, author of DCMS’s new Culture Ministry report Digital Giving in the Arts: “It may seem obvious to state that voluntary giving does not happen in isolation; it is an outcome from a process of audience engagement which may occur over a long period. In a similar manner, digital technology alone does not […]

Examples of ecologically sustainable projects powered by digital!

Profile photo of Dr Hannah Rudman By Dr Hannah Rudman
13 December 2012

When people ask me about the Sustainable AmbITion strand of the Make:IT:Happen fund, they are often curious about the sort of projects other arts, cultural and heritage organisations have undertaken where digital technologies are used to assist environmental sustainability. To get your creative juices flowing, here are some of the examples I usually share – […]

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