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White The App – Catherine Wheels and Hippotrix Case Study

Avatar of Paul Fitzpatrick By Paul Fitzpatrick
10 April 2014

In 2010 Catherine Wheels Theatre Company premièred a new show, called White, at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  Here’s a 60 second trailer of the show: White is for children aged 2-4 and was one of the hits of that fringe festival.  It has gone on to tour the world and now, four years later, it […]

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.

Science on screen

Avatar of Emma Pirie By Emma Pirie
31 March 2014

The Edinburgh International Science Festival received money from Ambition Scotland’s Digital Content Development Fund to help us expand our content capture and establish an effective distribution strategy. As an annual Festival, we face challenges around how best to showcase our work, keep people engaged year round and deliver wider benefits for our sponsors and stakeholders. […]

Scottish Music Centre – Case Study in Archive Digitisation (Watch!)

Avatar of Alasdair Pettinger By Alasdair Pettinger
31 March 2014

Scottish Music Centre: Digitisation Project from Scottish Music Centre Education on Vimeo. The Scottish Music Centre has an extensive collection of over 38,000 items as part of its remit to document and promote the musical life of the country, past and present. We have been acquiring material for over forty years: sheet music, sound recordings, […]

Library Out Loud: Glasgow Women’s Library’s Organisational Development Fund Case Study

Avatar of Helen MacDonald By Helen MacDonald
11 March 2014

Glasgow Women’s Library is a vibrant information hub housing a lending library, archive collections and contemporary and historical artefacts that celebrate the lives, histories and achievements of women. We also support thousands of women across Scotland every year to improve their lives through our services and programmes, including support and activities that tackle a wide […]

Artlink Central: AmbITion Approach journey

Avatar of Fiona Taylor By Fiona Taylor
10 March 2014

Artlink Central was supported via AmbITion Scotland’s AmbITion Approach fund. We used this resource to enable consultants to assist us in digital development, with the desired outcome of producing a thorough strategy document, with both short and long term plans for embedding the use of digital technologies within our organisation. Artlink management believed that while […]

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 […]

Car Share Skye – Sabhal Mòr Ostaig & Sustainable AmbITion

Avatar of Chris Mitchell By Chris Mitchell
5 March 2014

Reducing Carbon emissions by sharing car journeys Hello, from Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Scotland’s Gaelic College, based in the Sleat peninsula in the south of Skye where we provide a venue to SEALL, a local arts organisation who provide a full program of arts events throughout the year. We were looking to work with SEALL to […]

Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s Digital Strategy

Avatar of derek allan By derek allan
23 February 2014

Pitlochry Festival Theatre people discuss their digital strategy and how it is developing and embedding across the organisation, following their undertaking of the AmbITion Approach, supported by AmbITion Scotland‘s Make:IT:Happen Fund. Watch and enjoy!

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