Browsing All posts tagged under »leadership«

On remaking the world.

October 30, 2012

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I have a long-standing and deeply held belief that if the world doesn’t fit you, you can either choose to remake yourself, or remake the world. The first choice sounds easier, but seems to me to be far less satisfying. The second choice can appear hard, but isn’t. If you want a job that doesn’t […]

Misconceptions about museum technologists

March 30, 2012

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Last week I left the safe confines of museumgeek, and entered the wilds of the Internet, when the UK Museums Association republished my post Can a technologist get ahead in museums? on their site. I was a little scared about ceding control over the post, and allowing it to sit without the context of my […]

Concrete, clear & specific: Practical ideas for building digital practices into museums

March 19, 2012

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The museum blogosphere has lately been enlivened with posts about risk, leadership and incorporating digital into core museum operations – all questions that relate to the problems of dealing with institutional change in museums in response to the changing social/technological environment. Last week, I had coffee with┬áJanet Carding, Director of the Royal Ontario Museum, and […]

Can a technologist get ahead in museums?

March 6, 2012

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A couple of weeks ago, The Art Newspaper published an article on How to get ahead in US museums. The article addressed the increasing call within the museum sector for curators to take on management positions, focusing on the New York-based Center for Curatorial Leadership. It mentions fears of a leadership crisis occurring in the […]

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