Museums’ transparency on their websites

Conxa Rodà Museums are transitioning to become more social. Within this current context, transparency turns out to not only be a duty but also a strategy for getting better connected with the audience. All good relations are based on trust and being transparent gets us closer to achieving the highly sought-after engagement with the public….

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In conversation with Sree, Chief Digital Officer of the Met Museum

Conxa Rodà Berlin has been the place where I’ve finally met Sree Sreenivasan, the Met’s Chief Digital Officer. I had been following him on twitter for a while, as well as reading his many presentations and some interviews. A year and a half after being appointed by the Met, his work is well known among…

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What’s next for Museums? Take aways of #MuseumNext

The 2015 #MuseumNext conference took place in Geneva from 19 to 21 April. More than 600 delegates from 31 countries make it the biggest museum conference in Europe. Three intensive days of content! Meaning for content the keynotes, workshops, Q&A, demos, visits and conversations. As usual, it’s impossible to synthesize everything on a post. I’ll…

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Tech trends beyond 2015 / 3

Conxa Rodà This third and final part of the series about the tech trends in museums deals with the technologies that go beyond 2015. To some it might seem a bit futurist. But it would be very convenient for us to be alert to the social digital trends and uses, and to keep experimenting and…

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15 technological trends in the museums in 2015 /2

This post is Part 2 of the one published two weeks ago, 15 technological trends in the museums in 2015 /1 Conxa Rodà 8. Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) The major contribution of virtual reality is that it allows us to do what is not possible in the real world: to travel in…

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15 Tech trends in museums in 2015 /1

Conxa Rodà Technology, we all know and experience, evolves very quickly. Some advances have become well rooted and extended at a breakneck speed. Others that it seemed would do so have been left aside on the way. This suggests a certain prudence prior to embarking our museum on new developments, channels or functionalities, but without…

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Innovating in mobile: #AppsCultura

Conxa Rodà 10 apps have been the finalists of the #Apps Cultura 2014 awards out of 28 projects which involved 415 participants in this second Edition. Our museum was invited to form part of the jury that last Friday decided on the winners in a final gala which took place in the headquarters of the…

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Content Strategy in Museums #ConfabEU

Conxa Rodà Museums are content generators by nature. Our role today as connectors between the collection, the knowledge and the visitors/users is gaining more and more strength and content is our best asset. The only thing is that while it’s true that we, museums, are rich in content, we don’t usually have a developed content…

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Trends in Museums: ICOFOM Symposium in Paris

Nouvelles tendances de la museologie

Conxa Rodà By invitation from the Committee of Museology of the ICOM (ICOFOM), the museum participated in the international symposium in the Sorbonne University dedicated to New Trends. In a changing world and one of accelerated transformation, rethinking the role of the museums and of museology has become a need not only to progress, but…

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The Museum as a connector between audiences and content

Conxa Rodà Connecting collections with audiences is key to the social profitability of the museums nowadays. The museums that know better how to establish multiple connections with multiple audiences will be those that have greater social impact. If we had to sum up in one word the concept of the museum, I think a very…

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