AmbITion Scotland is a digital development programme for the arts, heritage and cultural sector in Scotland over 2012-14, funded by The National Lottery via Creative Scotland. Want to get digitally fitter and smarter? Join in!
Engaging with AmbITion Scotland means you can get support - via our Make:IT:Happen Fund, through finding student interns or academic partners and through participating with our learning, resources and networking activities
You’d think that ten and a half hours of SEO, conversion funnels and Google Analytics would be enough to send even the most hardened digital marketer reaching for the eye mask. So it was a relief that none of the participants in my AmbITion Winter Workshops series nodded off. Reflecting on the three sessions, a [...]
As part of the AmbITion Winter Workshop series, I’m offering a day examining Social Network Analysis that will provide a detailed level of insight into understanding the structure and characteristics of social media networks.
I can’t wait to take my next set of visitors to the National Museum of Scotland – yes because its revamp has created a fabulously immersive beautiful space and its interactive exhibits are engaging to the point where kids have to queue up behind me for hours – but also because now I can add [...]
So far the AmbITion Scotland team have produced a good bit of information around how the peer review process will work. We thought it was time to focus more on why we are running a peer review process at all.
As we look forward to the next round of funding deadlines, we’d like to tell the AmbITion Scotland community a bit more about the decision making panel; how the panellists were selected and how our decision making process works.
John Wilson discusses how arts organisations are opening up their archives, collections and data with studio guests Bill Thompson, Head of Partnership Development, BBC Archives and AmbITion Champion; Drew Hemment, Founder and CEO of Future Everything; and Dr Paul Gerhardt, Director of Archives for Creativity. Including what arts organisations need to consider when digitising their [...]
The Federation Scottish Theatre‘s Digital Action Research Project came to a conclusion this week, with a showcase of the case studies emerging from the digital experiments undertaken by the five Scottish performing arts companies involved. Funded by The National Lottery via Creative Scotland, the FST’s project has been running for 14 months, facilitated by Hannah [...]
This September organisations from the world of dance, literature, music and visual art attended to find out how a partnership with academia could help them explore a new idea or get help solving a problem.