80. What digital skills might I need in my heritage organisation in the future?

Digital technology is essential for the future of your organisation, but it is constantly evolving. Identifying and developing your organisation’s future digital skills requirements will enable you to keep pace with developments.

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Staying up-to-date with the latest technological opportunities is a time consuming but important task. This resource outlines some key areas where knowledge and skills development may be important for your future work. Useful resources and sites are also provided to support you in keeping up-to-date.


Level 11. Beginners
You're starting from scratch, or you need a digital skills and knowledge refresh. You're time poor and need a quick fix.

Level 22. Development
You've mastered the basics and now you want to fine tune your digital skills and knowledge. You're looking for new ideas and inspiration to achieve what you want to achieve.

Level 33. Advanced
You know what you're doing digitally but you want to do it better. You're keen to test and experiment and take your heritage organisation to the next level.

Digital Heritage Hub is managed by Arts Marketing Association (AMA) in partnership with The Heritage Digital Consortium and The University of Leeds. It has received Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and National Lottery funding, distributed by The Heritage Fund as part of their Digital Skills for Heritage initiative. Digital Heritage Hub is free and answers small to medium sized heritage organisations most pressing and frequently asked digital questions.

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