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Horizon Report for Museums

Profile photo of Dr Hannah Rudman By Dr 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.

On big data and society: Kenneth Cukier, The Economist

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

These reflections by Kenneth Cukier of The Economist, were published in The Guardian Media Professionals Network by Adam Davidi on Friday 12 April 2013: “Can you tell us a little bit about your role as data editor for The Economist? The position is a new one, but it stems from the idea that the new […]

The Rise of the Datavores

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

This November 2012 Nesta report by Hasan Bakhshi and Juan Mateos-Garcia introduces the idea that the internet economy is growing, and so is the amount of data that it generates. Are UK businesses making the most of this data to innovate and grow? Or are they missing out on the opportunities of online data? A […]

Counting What Counts: what big data can do for the cultural sector

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

The current approach to the use of data in the cultural sector is out-of-date and inadequate, suggests this February 2013 Nesta report by Anthony Lilley and Professor Paul Moore. “The sector as a whole and the policy and regulatory bodies which oversee it are already failing to make the most of the considerable financial and […]