Here at AMT-Lab, we are all enjoying the holidays while looking forward to what 2016 will bring. With 2015 quickly waning, we decided to take a look back at the past year to remember our eleven most popular features, reviews, and publications. Here is AMT-Lab's 2016 Year in Review:
This piece by Jennifer Moreci investigates The Giving Pledge, a program designed to encourage billionaires to pledge their wealth to charitable causes. Moreci uses this article to wonder how the arts can benefit from this pledge.
This June feature by Jackie Shimshoni examines an innovative marketing technique employed by the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh. The project turned a Pittsburgh skyscraper into a community “mood-ring.” This piece was featured on the popular mailing list, You’ve Cott Mail.
In 2015 AMT-Lab conducted its most recent Ticketing Software Survey. This publication was a highlight of the year, and you can read all of our findings here.
Kathleen Grennan’s October interview with Natalie Howard of Trinity Irish Dances in Chicago showcases some indispensable mobile apps for arts managers.
Sarah Murphy’s review of Slack, a popular communication tool, explains all of the apps features and pricing.
Check out this infographic from May created by Sarah Murphy. The engaging graphic illustrates the various components of The Cleveland Museum of Art’s Gallery One.
This piece by Sarah Murphy looks at how museums are using technology to build audiences and attendance. The piece combines data from a 2013 NEA Report and a case study about Cleveland Museum of Art’s Gallery One.
This January feature by Giorgia Gandolfini examines the unique relationship between crowdsourcing and curating in an exhibit at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History.
Colin Baylor’s review of InstantEncore, an app developer, looks at various features and abilities of apps designed by the company. For organizations interested in creating a new app, this article gives details on one option for moving forward.
Nora Fleury’s review of the popular organizational app provides a rundown of the application’s features and uses.
This useful publication by Kristen Sorek West is a great introduction to implementing a data-driven marketing approach. The guide helps managers achieve their organizational goals by providing a theoretical case study in which an arts organization starts using Google Analytics.