Europeana’s June workshops on ‘Digital transformation in the time of COVID-19’ are complete, and the topics and questions they highlighted have ongoing relevance for the cultural heritage sector. In this post, Michael Peter Edson explores the ‘edge predictions’ that workshop participants imagined as the possible futures for digital cultural heritage.
A new strategy for the Europeana Initiative covering the next five years imagines a cultural heritage sector powered by digital and empowered to make that digital change by Europeana. In this series, we look at the strategy and talk to some of the people who will drive it. Today, we look at the third and final priority of the strategy - build capacity.
As COVID-19 challenges the cultural heritage sector, the importance of building capacity for digital transformation is clearer than ever. In June 2020, Europeana is offering a special series of online workshops to support strategic planning and capacity building for the sector, facilitated by noted digital cultural strategists Michael Peter Edson and Jasper Visser