Adobe Creative Cloud’s Photoshop Sketch is a mobile and tablet app that allows users to create expressive, digital drawings on the go. Artworks are created through the use of “natural” tools, such as pens, pencils, markers, and watercolor brushes, which are designed to interact naturally with the digital canvas to mirror the texture and blending effects rendered when working on paper.
We often think of maps as simple tools that help guide us to where we are going, but what if you could develop a highly-engaging map that tells a story about who your organization is, the work it does, and the impact it has? Mapme is a map-building platform that encourages users to do just that.
Founded in 2008 and launched publicly in 2011, Asana is a website and mobile application that gives users a single medium to create, view, and collaborate on tasks and projects.
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‘Seeing AI’ is a free iPhone app designed to aid low-vision individuals in understanding and navigating the environment around them. The app’s software integrates use of the built-in camera to recognize people, specific items, or a general environment around the user.
Data, data all around. All this data, and what to do with it? Arts nonprofits around the country are working diligently to leverage attendance figures, donation reports, CRM systems, and social media analytics to make the most of their data. Reports are downloaded, numbers are crunched, and well-formatted excel sheets are made to identify trends and communicate organizational goals. When it comes to sharing this information with internal stakeholders, however, a picture really is worth 1,000 words (or in this case, numbers). Tableau is a business intelligence (BI) software that turns those facts and figures into accessible visual graphics, and is worth considering for your organization’s data-crunching needs.
Be Here Stories is an app that utilizes a mobile device’s geolocation and microphone tools to allow users to record stories about their favorite arts and culture sites.
Think that chatbots are out of reach for arts organizations? ManyChat is an easy to use, low-cost option that puts the power of bot technology into the hands of anyone who wants to use it.
Ever wondered what it would be like to step into the Globe Theatre in its heyday? Shakespeare 360's app takes users back in time.
Taylor reviews a newcomer to the CRM field. Neon is a nimble CRM priced especially well for small to mid-sized institutions.
Contacting your elected officials has never been so easy! Check out our review of Resistbot.