[MCN-L] Sign up to host during the next Global Drinking About Museums event

2020-04-22 Thread Koven Smith
Hey, kids! Because the response to the last global all-day Drinking About Museums event was so positive, we're doing one again on April 30th. We'll start with virtual happy hours in New Zealand and 5pm local time and gradually work our way across the globe, finally ending around 7pm Pacific Time

Re: [MCN-L] Is your Content Management System headless?

2019-11-03 Thread Koven Smith
Mark, I haven't done any projects of the scale I suspect you're contemplating using a headless CMS, but I have done a few smaller-scale projects using Hugo with the Netlify and Forestry CMSes. Happy to talk about those, if that would be helpful to you. Koven On Thu, Oct 31, 2019 at 4:00 PM Mark

[MCN-L] Wordpress member management

2014-07-08 Thread Koven Smith
Hello MCN hive mind! Wondering if anyone out there has experience with using any of the major Wordpress membership plugins (upme, the WP Membership plugin, or WP-CRM) for member management. If so, I'd like to hear from you a bit about what's worked, what hasn't, etc. etc. Feel free to reply to me

[MCN-L] Embedding LCD screens in new walls?

2013-09-16 Thread Koven Smith
I tend to agree with previous posters--heat is your biggest problem with a recessed mount like that, and if you don't account for it, you'll need to access the device(s) a lot more often. In the Greek and Roman galleries at the Met, we built out casework that swung out for easy access, but allowed

[MCN-L] Sharing Ideas

2013-09-13 Thread Koven Smith
I think Russ highlights the real problem--there are a lot of good software solutions out there for this sort of approach (I've had good luck with Yammer in the past as well, but Ning, BuddyPress, Google Sites, or [if you love doing things the hard way] SharePoint are also workable solutions), but

[MCN-L] New position posting: Technology Program Manager at the Denver Art Museum

2013-03-04 Thread Koven Smith
Hey, kids! Come work with me at the Denver Art Museum. I have an opening for a Technology Program Manager. Please see application instructions at the bottom of this message. Address any additional inquiries to me at ksmith at denverartmuseum.org. Thanks! Koven Position Purpose The Technology

[MCN-L] Shop and ticketing

2013-02-08 Thread Koven Smith
Matthew, Yes, thanks--I'd love to talk with your e-commerce person. I'm just doing some background research right now, and so few institutions appear to have integrated solutions, that I think that conversation would be quite illuminating. Thanks! K * * * * *Koven J. Smith* Director of

[MCN-L] Shop and ticketing

2013-02-08 Thread Koven Smith
is our own Qi ( http://www.keepthinking.it/qi). Best, Cristiano --- Cristiano Bianchi Keepthinking 43 Clerkenwell Road London EC1M 5RS UK t. +44 20 7490 5337 (Office) c.bianchi at keepthinking.it www.keepthinking.it On 6 Feb 2013, at 23:48, Koven Smith ksmith

[MCN-L] Shop and ticketing

2013-02-06 Thread Koven Smith
Hey, MCN-ers! I'm looking for any concrete examples out there of museums that have tightly integrated their ecommerce and ticketing solutions, ideally with some sort of single-cart checkout, so that the end user is able to buy tickets, memberships, and shop items with a single transaction. Bonus

[MCN-L] Docent tour audio

2012-10-09 Thread Koven Smith
Hey, does anyone out there have experience implementing FM broadcast systems for docent tours? If so, I'd like to talk with you. We're exploring using them for an upcoming exhibition and I'm not sure what sorts of things I should or shouldn't be looking out for. Feel free to contact me off-list at

[MCN-L] Blackbaud/Raiser's Edge API

2012-06-21 Thread Koven Smith
Hey, out there-does anyone have firsthand experience with using the Raiser's Edge API? We're evaluating it for possible use here at DAM and would like to talk to some satisfied customers (or unsatisfied, for that matter). You can e-mail me off-list. Thanks! Koven Koven J. Smith Director of

[MCN-L] Blackbaud/Raiser's Edge API

2012-06-21 Thread Koven Smith
on the list for the benefit of future generations! Nate On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 2:43 PM, Koven Smith ksmith at denverartmuseum.orgwrote: Hey, out there-does anyone have firsthand experience with using the Raiser's Edge API? We're evaluating it for possible use here at DAM and would like

[MCN-L] Job Posting: Data Architect at the Denver Art Museum

2012-05-16 Thread Koven Smith
Hey, kids-I'm hiring! Come wrangle some data with me at the Denver Art Museum. You know you want to. Data Architect - The Denver Art Museum The Technology department at the Denver Art Museum is seeking a consultant for a two-year contracted engagement to implement critical content systems and