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Introducing Keepthinking Cristiano Bianchi, Managing Director


is a unique software developer and digital design agency.


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1. Who we are 2. Why us 3. Clients 4. Work 5. Software 6. Working with us 7. Summary


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1. Who we are

Keepthinking creates digital applications for cultural institutions

Audience engagement strategies

User experience design

Information architecture

Software (integrated museum information management)

Design (everything digital, desktop and mobile)

Build (quality control)


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1. Who we are

What do we do?

Websites (responsive design)

Kiosks

Mobile/web apps

Content Management

Collection Management

Branding

Social Media Integration

Everything a museum needs within one system


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1. Who we are

How do we score?

Winner: Best of the Web at the Museums and the Web Conference 2012

Top 100 design agencies UK

Top 50 independent agencies London


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1. Products

Qi Content Management Framework


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Museums Sites

1. Products


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2. Why us

Design advantage

Twelve-year expertise in digital applications for museums

Award winning websites, kiosks and mobile applications

Technological advantage

Inside knowledge of software

Focus on user experience and design

Fully integrated CMS

High scalability for future


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3. Clients


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3. Work

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Case studies


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4. Work

The Ashmolean Museum

Multiple, layered ways to look at collection objects

Timeline

Themes

Literature

Exhibitions

Layered content, simple to complex

Provide for different audiences


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4. Work

The Wedgwood Museum

Digital Wedgwood, on-site and online

20 Museum interactives

6 Films

16 Sound Stores

6 Interactive games

5 Visitor screens

Website and Collection Online

One Content Management System: Qi


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4. Work

The British Council Visual Arts

Multiple ways to explore the collections

Themes

Artists

Exhibitions

Portfolios

Media Archive

World map for all exhibitions

Show where each artwork has been exhibited

One Content Management System: Qi


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4. Work

National Galleries of Scotland

The definitive online resource for National Galleries of Scotland

Website (hundreds of pages, multiple languages, micro-sites, etc)

Collection Online

Online shop with integrated payments

Friends, donations, fundraising campaigns

Maps, Timelines, Interactives

RSS, XML, OAI

One Content Management System: Qi


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4. Work

Museums Sites

Integrated software and publishing for small-medium sized museums

Collection management

Website management

Digital Assets

Responsive Design

Content Management System: Qi


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4. Work

Always look for new ways to present, cross relate and interpret information


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5. Software

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Qi Content Management Framework


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5. Software

Current situation

Collections Management System

Web Content Management System

User-Generated Content server

Digital Asset Management System

Event management and ticketing

Shop and e-commerce

Donations and membership management

Intranet

All vertical applications

Require middleware integration (costly and complicated)


1. Who we are

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Digital Asset Management Collection management

Social media

Integration

▪ Products ▪ Reproductions ▪ Digital images

Web content management

Shop

▪ Internet ▪ Intranet ▪ Micro sites

Museum Events, tickets & bookings

▪ Newsletter ▪ Blogs/Forums ▪ Social media

Libraries & Archives

Customer Relationship

User generated content Friends, supporters, donors

▪ Crowdsourcing ▪ Statistics ▪ Personalisation


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5. Software

The challenge “The challenge which we face as a community is to move on from standards and systems which promote ‘vertical’ information management within separate organisational functions like conservation, documentation, outreach, education or finance, and towards a more integrated, holistic and horizontal approach based on enterprise-wide knowledge and information management.” Nick Poole, CEO, Collections Trust, 2012


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The solution: Qi

5. Software


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5. Software

Qi integrates

Collections Management System

Web Content Management System

User-Generated Content server

Digital Asset Management System

Event management and ticketing

Shop and e-commerce

Donations and membership management

Intranet

All in one web-based application

Require middleware integration (costly and complicated)


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5. Software

Current users “Having struggled for years with old databases and synchronising updates to our website, now we can manage everything within our Collection and websites from anywhere in the world – and our updates are instant! Qi lets us properly audit, archive and report on our Collection and the whole of our Visual Arts programme globally.” Sarah Gillett, Head of Arts Digital and Communications. British Council.


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6. Working with us

How we work

Working at a distance

Project management


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6. Working with us


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6. Working with us

Working with distant clients

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We do it all the time

Regular meetings for project scoping and design

Local partners for larger projects

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In person Teleconference

Clear planning Strategy for problem solving


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6. Working with us

Project management methods and strategies

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Identification of stakeholders and roles

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Milestones, dependencies and deliverables

Definition of working groups and involvement strategies

Detailed time plan with actions and tasks Comprehensive risk assessment and management Contingency plan


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6. Working with us


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6. Working with us


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6. Working with us

wk1 11/6 project initiation audience evaluation user testing stage 1 - develop wireframes & vlsuals stage 1 - recruit participants stage 1- develop testing scripts etc. stage 1 - user testing stage 1 - interim reporting/amalysis stage 2 - revise wireframes & vlsuals stage 2 - recruit participants stage 2- develop testing scripts etc. stage 2 - user testing stage 2 - final reporting/analysis operational plan review users testing & project insight develop e-learning briefs establish criteria for object selection develop object browser specification technology recommendations communication plan develop indicative timetable & project phasing develop project monitoring & evaluation methods project risk assessment project costing framework and ballpark budget requirements documents for 4 key work packages reivew/comment on existing content audit final audience evaluation report deliver final operational plan present plan to Ashmolean

wk2 18/6

wk3 25/6

wk4 2/7

wk5 9/7

wk6 16/7

wk7 23/7

wk8 30/7

wk9 wk10 wk11 wk12 wk13 wk14 wk15 wk16 wk17 wk18 wk19 wk20 6/8 13/8 20/8 27/8 3/9 10/9 17/9 24/9 1/10 8/10 15/10 22/10


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7. Summary

Software + Design

Web + Kiosks + Mobile

Content Management Software

Project management

Quality Control

Multiple locations (London, New York, Hong Kong)


Thank you.

http://www.keepthinking.it

Keepthinking London

Keepthinking New York

Keepthinking Hong Kong

43 Clerkenwell Road London EC1M 5RS

244 Fifth Ave New York NY 10001

17/F Wheelock House 20 Pedder Street, Central, HK

+44 20 74905337

+1 212 372 7351

+852 9706 6581

info@keepthinking.it

newyork@keepthinking.it

hongkong@keepthinking.it

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