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AmbITion: now for Higher Education

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
2 September 2014

With the increasingly digital expectations of Generation Z; the growing importance in how research and knowledge exchange impacts society and commerce; and increased pressure to generate new income streams, the publicly-funded higher education sector faces the challenge of transforming to keep up with paradigm shifts. Shifts such as institutional attitudes moving from private and closed […]

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 […]

A look across all of the Make:IT:Happen funding awards

Avatar of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
5 February 2014

AmbITion Scotland has made Make:IT:Happen fund awards to 59 different organisations all over the country – from the Central Belt to the Western Isles to Moray and the Kingdom of Fife. With projects ranging from a new customer relationship management system to an augmented reality of Scotland’s rich archaeological heritage to measuring the carbon impact […]

macrobert share! Simulcasting & Social Media Policy for Working with Children and Young People

Avatar of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
31 January 2014

Stirlingshire’s arts centre based on Stirling University’s campus, macrobert, has recently undertaken the AmbITion Approach, and has made some immediate decisions around digital developments. Last night saw macrobert’s first ever screening of an NTLive production, Coriolanus. The show sold out, with War Horse, NTLive’s February simulcast selling out within minutes of being put on sale! […]

What can we learn from the evolving proposals to AmbITion Scotland?

Avatar of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
12 December 2013

AmbITion Scotland has been helping Scottish cultural organisations with strategic digital development since 2009. As we move to the close of 2013, in our fourth year working in close partnership with the Scottish cultural sector, we wanted to share some observations around the trends and needs in the sector by analysing the applications received throughout […]

Grants announced for round five of AmbITion Scotland’s Make:IT:Happen fund

Avatar of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
1 November 2013

The fifth and final round of AmbITion Scotland funding for digital development saw over £100,000 awarded to 15 cultural and heritage organisations across Scotland yesterday, 31 October 2013.

What does the next phase of digital development support need to do?

Avatar of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
14 October 2013

Participants in September’s Digital Horizons event in Edinburgh were invited to join AmbITion Scotland to help co-design the next phase of digital development and organisational support. But since not everyone could be there, we want to share what happened and invite you, our wider participants, to feed into the conversation.

Auditing AmbITion Scotland

Avatar of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
25 September 2013

Impact and overview of the AmbITion Scotland programme from January 2012 – September 2013.  This is a presentation shared with the audience at the Digital Horizon Consultation event on 24 September 2013. Please feel free to also explore the Google Map created for this presentation which locates all the AmbITion Scotland event locations and Make:IT:Happen […]

AmbITion Workshops on the Road Again

Avatar of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
29 August 2013

AmbITion Scotland’s touring workshop programme has already brought digital development training to a host of venues, large and small, from the Scottish borders to Findhorn – but the challenge of taking Practical Video Making to the Isle of Eigg on 30 August 2013 has proved to be the most ambitious feat of event organisation that the team has tackled yet!

Grants announced for Round Four of AmbITion Scotland’s Make:IT:Happen funding

Avatar of Ashley Smith Hammond By Ashley Smith Hammond
1 August 2013

Scotland’s arts, culture and heritage organisations today received more than £91,000 in 14 separate National Lottery funding awards awarded by AmbITion Scotland that will enable recipients to access and make the most of the opportunities presented by digital technologies.

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