This is a ‘how to recruit, manage and support volunteers’ guide produced as part of the Digital Skills for Heritage’s Digital Volunteering programme. 1. Project background Garden plants have been a significant part of our heritage since people began to grow them. They are intertwined with our cultural heritage, sense of place, medicine, cuisine, and … Read more
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This is a ‘how to recruit, manage and support volunteers’ guide produced as part of the Digital Skills for Heritage’s Digital Volunteering programme. 1. Project background Building Resilience in South West Woodlands was a four-year Plantlife project (2018 – 2022), to raise awareness of Atlantic woodlands across Cornwall, Devon and Somerset, whilst implementing important management … Read more
The iBeholder pilot programme was developed to help discover new ways to gather audience data for non-ticketed visual arts organisations and boost the audience experience. thrive, Northern Ireland’s audience development agency details everything that happened throughout the project and the insights uncovered.
Grant-making occupies a special place in the finance landscape for the social sector. Grants are the lifeblood of the sector, enabling charities and community groups to innovate, plan, develop and collaborate, often unlocking other income streams. However, not all grant-making currently achieves its full potential. A useful read for grant recipients as well as grant … Read more
A DCMS commissioned report that outlines ways to strengthen cultural sector data to help ascertain its value and contribution to UK economy and society, enabling effective policy development. By MyCake, in association with the Audience Agency.
The cultural sector makes a significant contribution to people’s lives, to society and the economy – so why do we struggle to convey its impact? This study, led by the Centre for Cultural Value, shares findings from a national, interdisciplinary research project that aims to tackle the crisis the cultural sector is currently facing in … Read more
1. Introduction – start now! Google Analytics 4 (GA4) is the next version of the popular web tracking software. It is important to start now as the current version, Universal Analytics (or version 3) will stop recording data on 1st July 2023. After that, you will be able to access your data for six months … Read more
What are the active measures I need to put into place to address issues around data archiving and storage?
1. What is data archiving and why is it important? Working in the heritage sector, you know that some of the data your organisation creates today will become tomorrow’s historical artefact. But creating data is the easy part – you need to be able to find, access and use that data in the future. The … Read more
1. Introduction Just as a map and a compass are useful tools to help you navigate to a new place, so data and evidence can help you steer your organisation. You can run on instinct and feedback but it will probably be quicker, less costly and smoother if you make use of the data your … Read more
Addressing bias in data involves transforming how we approach current practices for collecting, analyzing, sharing, and making decisions with data. Sarah Herrera, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, shares concepts of belonging and empowerment to explore ways to create small wins to drive momentum in your organization’s diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion (DEAI) work.