Online Session 2: Datathon
Risks and challenges: Communicating to audiences in the global media environment
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Datathon: Understanding and mapping digital museum audiences
Date: 30 March 2022 (Wednesday)
Time: London 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM | Singapore 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Melbourne 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Digital Studio is a collaborative research hub hosted by the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne. By building capacity and connections, the Digital Studio aims to humanize and leverage digital technologies to transform the ways in which teaching, research and scholarship shape the social, ethical and cultural dimensions of our world. With a strategic focus on high-quality projects in the humanities, arts and social sciences, the Studio provides a range of activities and programs to support researchers and industry partners working with data and digital environments.
Interactive Talk and Demo of Data To Power
The demo will present the Digital Engagement Layer of Data To Power prototype, designed by aggregating Google Analytics and Social Media Analytics API data from Science Museum Group in London, Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore and Australian Centre for the Moving Image in Melbourne. It will share insights into the methodological framework of the layer design and will highlight innovative design components added to the prototype, including a timeline for data mapping and dynamic user interface capabilities.
Lead Project Investigator
LASALLE College of the Arts
Interactive Evaluations Panel
The panel will solicit critical feedback from museum professionals representing Science Museum Group in London, Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore and Australian Centre for the Moving Image in Melbourne. It will open a dialogue with the wider museum community to reflect on the proposed solution’s design, usability, drawbacks and implications for museum digital audience research and management practices.
Digital Strategist & Creative Consultant
Senior Manager, Digital Marketing and Corporate Communications at the Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore
The forum will conduct interactive evaluations by polling online audiences on the Data To Power app’s user-friendliness, quality of mapping and potential implications for museum audience research and analysis. It will share insights into mapping museum audiences across various practices developed by different museums and research centres to better understand digital users, their interests, expectations, and patterns of behaviour.