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6 Tips to Increase Productivity with Automation Strategies for Museums

How to Enhance Productivity, Consistency, and Peace of Mind
Your department is extremely busy. Your team has a wide variety of tasks to complete, and sometimes it seems like many of them aren’t even related to your collection. By the time you’re done with your regular administrative tasks [...]

6 Tips to Increase Productivity with Automation Strategies for Museums

Collective Conversations with Madeline Betts

Madeline Betts, Collections Database Manager, Tate
England’s Tate—a family of four museums under the sponsorship of the Department of Culture, Media and Sport—contains one of the United Kingdom’s premier art collections, including holdings in British art, international modern art, and contemporary art. Well known for its celebration of [...]

Collective Conversations with Madeline Betts

Collective Conversations with Kate Blanch

Kate Blanch, Database Administrator, The Walters Art Museum
The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, is one of only a few museums in the world to present such a wide spectrum of art. The collection spans fifty-five centuries and represents virtually every great civilization […]

Collective Conversations with Kate Blanch

Collective Conversations with Brian MacElhose

Brian MacElhose, Collections Database Analyst, the Dallas Museum of Art
Established in 1903, the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) is among the 10 largest art museums in the country and is distinguished by its commitment to research, innovation, and public engagement [...]

Collective Conversations with Brian MacElhose

I’m Busy and I Can Prove It: CMS Data Mining to Track Staff Activity

Creating Productivity Reports in TMS
I know I’m busy, but does everyone else at my museum know it? Sometimes it can be useful to have quantifiable data that confirms empirically what you already know to be the case: that you’re working with superhuman energy on many projects simultaneously and your efforts are helping [...]

I’m Busy and I Can Prove It: CMS Data Mining to Track Staff Activity
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