Designing Around the Stumbling Blocks

A session at MCN 2012

Wednesday 7th November, 2012

2:00pm to 5:30pm (PST)

This workshop will be a collaborative and playful exploration of successful project management and design strategies for delivering a digital project at a museum. Through case study presentations from an experienced group of facilitators and group activities, participants will identify, analyze and test those project management skills and design approaches that help us overcome some of the typical challenges of delivering a digital project:

  • Investing and managing expectations of technophobic and/or gadget-happy stakeholders
  • Ensuring collaboration from internal delivery stakeholders,
  • Communicating a project’s benefit to the wider institutional mission / strategy,
  • Scoping what to do in-house, and what to leave to the ‘experts’,
  • Working with content producers,
  • Managing the enthusiasm / needs of an over-eager vendor.

The workshop objective is to arrive at a set of broadly applicable guidelines for a design approach to digital projects that attendees can apply to their own projects.

About the speakers

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Charlotte Sexton

Passionate about web, digital and all things social - but I can't deny still being drawn to the thrill of the original… bio from Twitter

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Nicole Anastasi
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Dave Patten

i am a guitar playing techie who collects stuff bio from Twitter

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Ed Rodley

Assoc Dir. of Integrated Media at Peabody Essex Museum. Experienced museum professional. Into new media in general and always a sucker for a good narrative. bio from Twitter

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Loic Tallon

Director @ Pocket-Proof, a London agency specialised in research, development + evaluation in mobile interpretation for museums internationally. bio from Twitter

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MCN 2012

United States United States, Seattle

7th10th November 2012

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Time 2:00pm5:30pm PST

Date Wed 7th November 2012


Columbia, Renaissance Seattle

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