Imperial War Museums case study: Digital Asset Management

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Imperial War Museums case study: Digital Asset Management

Introduction Imperial War Museums have been working with Axiell on a project to improve the way they manage their vast digital assets. This case study looks at how IWM used Axiell’s DAMS to support their digital strategy and overcome their key digital asset management challenges. Highlights Fast: in trial months, 2.7 terabytes of film processed […]

Welcome to the new National Galleries of Scotland website

We’re always delighted to host updates from the museum technology community. This guest post is by Ashley Beamer, Technical Project Manager/Product Owner, and Christopher Ganley, Content and Design Manager, at the National Galleries of Scotland. Our transformation of the new National Galleries of Scotland website ( began in early 2016 in response to the Digital […]

An update from the MCG Committee: Meet the committee

Following on from our last blog post, which re-introduced the MCG to you all, we thought we would go one step further and re-introduce the committee itself. You can find detailed profiles on each committee member on our website, through ‘The MCG Committee’ page. This blog post, however, should give you a brief introduction to […]

An update from the MCG Committee: Who we are

In the lead up to our November conference, Museums+Tech 2017, and our 35 year anniversary, we thought it would be as good a time as any to reaffirm our values. On our website’s ‘about page’, we describe ourselves as a “UK-based independent group for museum, gallery, cultural heritage and education professionals who work with or […]

Community discussion: Google Cardboard

MCG discussion list member Kate posted to ask for example Google Cardboard projects, and very kindly followed up with a post summarising comments and projects using these cheap virtual reality headsets. We’ve shared it here to make it easier to find. Over to Kate: Jon Pratty says museums are behind the wider arts sector, but […]

My Experience from Museums+Tech16 by Alice Rose

Even though ‘digital’ is not in my job title as a museum documentation assistant, I really wanted to attend the Museums Computer Group Museums+Tech conference.  My interest was sparked earlier in the year when I attended a seminar on digitisation which whet my appetite for the diverse range of applications of technology in all aspects […]

Museums+Tech 2016 #musetech16 Recap

Report by Carmen Talbot, Assistant Curator – Historic Collections of Devon & Cornwall Police Conference Storified by Jessica Suess The theme for the Museums+Tech 2016 conference was ‘Sharing Our Stories’, but opening keynote speaker Sebastian Deterding, for me, really redefined the day as being about an exploration of curiosity (as well as offering the stand-out […]

Rosie Kliskey, Museums+Tech 2016 Volunteer, shares her experience

As part of Museums+Tech 2016 we had a number of people volunteer to assist us with running the event and helping to make it the success that it was. One of these volunteers, Rosie Kliskey, shares her experience with us: This year was my first time visiting the Museums+Tech conference. A colleague passed on the […]

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