Blog 2017-11-10T11:11:06+00:00

9 Ways to Boost Your Collections Care with Integrated Museum Software

Museums are busy places, and you may have more tasks to complete than hours in the day. It’s easy to feel cut off from other departments in your museum, and silo mentality can hurt both your department and projects. When your tasks require cross-department collaboration, you can find your busy schedule makes it impossible to connect with other team members. [...]

By | February 13th, 2018|Categories: General|Comments Off on 9 Ways to Boost Your Collections Care with Integrated Museum Software

6 Tips to Increase Productivity with Automation Strategies for Museums

Your department is extremely busy. Your team has a wide variety of tasks to complete, and sometimes it may seem like many of them aren’t even related to your collection. By the time you’re done with your regular administrative tasks, half the day has gone by and it feels like you haven’t gotten anything done. Exhibition checklists, status requests, or [...]

By | January 30th, 2018|Categories: General|Comments Off on 6 Tips to Increase Productivity with Automation Strategies for Museums

Annual museum grants guide, to help you reach your 2018 collections goals

The start of the new year means that many annual museum grants have released their 2018 due dates, and museums can begin applying for a boost in funding. Adding new and interesting projects to your to-do list for 2018 is exciting, because it means you’re exploring new possibilities for your collection. However, it comes with its own set of challenges. [...]

By | January 17th, 2018|Categories: General|Comments Off on Annual museum grants guide, to help you reach your 2018 collections goals

Collective Conversations with Margret Schild

Head of the Library, Theatermuseum + Filmmuseum Düsseldorf As one of the institutions housed under The Culture Department of the City of Düsseldorf, the Theatermuseum has a storied history. Founded in 1947 after a donation by Gustav Lindemann, the Theatermuseum originated as an archive inside a private theatre. Today, the museum collects and exhibits objects from regional German theater history, with [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Categories: Collective Conversations|Comments Off on Collective Conversations with Margret Schild

5 Tips for Finding the Right Collections Management System

Searching for the best software to manage your collections information can feel overwhelming. We’ve assembled a list of tips to keep you on track. Gather a Strong Team Consider which departments and staff will be most affected by your new software. Who will your power users be? Involve them in the selection process early. After determining your team, appoint a [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Categories: General|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Finding the Right Collections Management System

Seven Reasons You Shouldn’t Delay Upgrading Your Collections Management System

Upgrading or replacing your Collections Management System (CMS) can feel like an overwhelming project. Securing funding, researching options, and facilitating internal agreement are challenging tasks to add to your already heavy workload. However, once you’ve replaced your CMS, you’ll look back and marvel that you managed for so long working with the inefficient processes and workarounds imposed by your old, [...]

By | August 29th, 2017|Categories: General|Comments Off on Seven Reasons You Shouldn’t Delay Upgrading Your Collections Management System