SIGs

March SIG Corner: Media Production & Branding

  The Media Production and Branding Special Interest Group supports museum professionals through discussions on methods for digital media production (video, audio, text, etc.) as a storytelling and audience engagement device to manifest an organization’s identity and mission. We also maintain a technical focus on production methodology as well as developing brand identity through creation…

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SIG Corner: Meet Information Technology!

[su_spacer] The IT Special Interest Group focuses on the nuts and bolts of everyday management of IT departments as well as emerging technologies, all while members help members by being a sounding board, giving advise, and sharing our experiences. Our group holds monthly online meetups, including a live intranet software demo in February. [su_spacer] In March we’ll host…

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Meet your 2019 SIG Chairs!

Thank you for participating in the 2018 Annual SIG Chairs Elections. Join me in congratulating each one of our SIG Chairs. Eric Longo, Executive Director Data & Insights SIG Chair: Angie Judge, CEO, Dexibit A kiwi technology entrepreneur with a background in computer science, Angie leads an award winning team at Dexibit, the company she…

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Elect SIG Chairs for 2019!

Each December, we ask the MCN community to elect the Chairs of our Special Interest Groups. SIGs, as we call them, are volunteer-led MCN members’ communities of practice that operate under the oversight of the MCN board and Executive Director. SIGs are organized around specific topics of interest or niche practice areas that reflect the…

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Meet the 2018 SIG Chairs

Thank you for participating in the 2017 Annual SIG Chairs Elections. Join me in congratulating each one of our SIG Chairs. Eric Longo, Executive Director   Digital Asset Management Chair: Susan Wamsley, Digital Asset Manager, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum I have worked for over ten years in the field of digital asset management setting up DAM systems…

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MCNPro – User Journey Mapping

Join us on Friday, September 22 at 12pm EST for session on User Journey Mapping!   A user journey map is a visualization of the steps your visitors go through in engaging with the museum during the visit. This user research tool shows what happens at each stage and visualizes the experience highlighting the visitor…

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May 22 – Small Museum SIG Twitter Chat

  Storify of the Chat is HERE May 22, 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. EST   Tools for Small Museums In partnership with Techsoup, join your Small Museum SIG Co-Chairs in a Twitter chat as we share ideas on tools for Small Museums.  Want to hear about what others are doing in terms of solutions…

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MCNPro – CollectiveAccess for Museums

Presented by the Small Museum SIG Friday, April 28, 1pm ET CollectiveAccess is a free open-source software for managing and publishing museum and archival collections. Join John Turner, Senior Manager of Museum Technology at the University of Michigan Museum of Art, as he shares his experience installing, customizing, and using CollectiveAccess to manage the Museum’s…

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Your 2017 SIG Chairs

Between December 1st – 15th we held the second annual SIG Chair elections. The voter turn out was impressive, which shows that our SIGs are an important part of the MCN community. Strong SIGs foster discussion and collaboration among colleagues and this is at the heart of what MCN does. Not part of a SIG?…

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2016 SIG Chair Elections

Hello fellow MCNers, It’s that time of year again. From December 1-15, 2016, we invite you to vote in the second annual election of our Special Interest Group (SIG) Chairs. Please take a moment to review the slate of candidates and vote for the leadership of SIGs you are most interested in. The roles of SIG Chair and SIG Vice Chair are volunteer positions…

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