Value, Sustainability and Disruptive Technologies

A session at MCN 2012

Saturday 10th November, 2012

8:30am to 10:00am (PST)

This panel will explore issues on how the value of digitised material and collections of material can be disrupted, and how thus upsetting value production (for better or worse) can throw the sustainability of a digital collection or service. How do we engage with value and sustainability when the resources and usage rely in part on the shifting sands of social media?

The panel will have 3 papers within it. Jeremy Ottevanger, from the Imperial War Museum, will set out the field with an overview of the main issues. Simon Tanner, from King’s College London, will consider the means of measuring value and impact of digital resources. Michael P. Edson, from the Smithsonian Institution, will respond to these two papers with his personal reflections upon the disruptive technologies effect upon value and sustainability.

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Simon Tanner

Academic in the Digital Humanities.Strategist, thinker & consultant in how the digital domain relates to library, museum, archiving & media digital strategies. bio from Twitter

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Jeremy Ottevanger

I missed a bus called Pollical Interphalangeal Sesamoid, so I stuck my thumb out & now I'm waiting for a ride bio from Twitter

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Michael P Edson

Smithsonian Institution, Director of Web and New Media Strategy bio from Twitter

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