Nik Honeysett

NMC Partners with the Balboa Park Online Collaborative

The NMC and the Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC) are embarking on a collaboration to conduct research and publish an NMC Horizon Report that describes the trends, challenges, and emerging technologies that will impact museums over the next five years. The NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Museum Edition will be released in Spring 2015, along with a special BPOC version to celebrate Balboa Park’s Exposition Centennial. Both reports will be jointly distributed free-of-charge, under a Creative Commons license.

Mission Critical

by Nik Honeysett

So I had to bail from the AAM Annual conference in Minneapolis early. I had committed to a gaggle of sessions (I’m just a guy who can’t say no) that I had to extricate myself from. However, I found some technology that allowed me to participate asynchronously...

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Getty's Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative (OSCI)

By: Holly Witchey

Not so very long ago, in 2008, the folks at the Getty Foundation launched an initiative aimed at helping museums explore the brave new world of what it means to publish scholarly catalogues online. Nine museums, with diverse collections, were invited to join the Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative (OSCI)...

Making the “Gradient”

By: Holly Witchey

Sparking innovation, learning and creativity.
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Identifying the impact of emerging technologies.
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The Edward and Betty Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts (MIDEA) provides timely, succinct and practical knowledge about emerging technologies that museums can use to advance their missions.
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The largest educational presence in any virtual world, involving more than 150 colleges and universities and a very active community of educators that numbers nearly 12,000.
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