We recently integrated the Art Gallery of South Australia’s collection data from EMu, a leading collection management system. This integration enables the display of data and images from AGSA's extensive collection to the public via our recently launched Collection Search. A senior IC dev walks through the integration process
One of the trickiest parts to nail on the Business Model Canvas is the most crucial part: the value proposition at the centre. We outline a step-by-step process to work out your specific value proposition – the product or service you offer that creates value in a customer’s life – using the Value Proposition Canvas
We recently launched the Collection Search feature on the Art Gallery of South Australia’s website, which enables advanced search across nearly 45,000 items. The IC’s design lead outlines the site’s search features, including a lightbox with zoom that allows you to view the artist's technique on the artwork detail page
The Business Model Canvas is a strategic management template that helps businesses to describe, design and analyse their business models. This article explains the basics of the Business Model Canvas, describes why it’s useful, how to use it and provides a downloadable template of the canvas.
Which works best for your situation: angel investors, crowdfunding, venture capitalists, grants? Explore the differences between these funding sources and a range of unique fundraising ideas for various situations. If you want to avoid business loans, these options can help you find funding.
Open data – detailed, freely available information – opens the way to many kinds of projects. Visualisations and analytics add value to it for use or resale. Public and community sector organisations, academics, governments and researchers can discover trends and needs. The possibilities are as varied as the data
The IC has been working with one of Australia's major art institutions, the Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA), to envision and execute a digital transformation project. In an initial discovery phase, we collaborated with our colleagues Suzanne Boccalatte and Martin Ford at Boccalatte to uncover and envision what this change might mean.
The Interaction Consortium is excited to announce the launch of Adrift, a science visualisation project that enables citizens to map the ocean and help ocean scientists better understand the experiences of marine microbes.
The Interaction Consortium recently undertook a large and complex data migration – involving more than 10,000 pages – during the site rebuild for the Australian Museum. We outline the best practice principles we applied to the Australian Museum website migration, which we use for all the large data migrations we undertake. We also go into detail about specific approaches we use involving Django and Wagtail.
The IC is thrilled to announce the launch of the new website for the Australian Museum, and to congratulate the Australian Museum (AM) team on this site winning the 2019 Museums Australasia Multimedia & Publication Design Awards (MAPDA) Institution Website level B award.
A museum website contains a vast amount of detailed information, from previews of collections and exhibits, to visitor guides, research and donor lists. Information architecture provides the means to structure this huge array of content in a logical fashion, making it a vital part of museum website design that will ensure users find everything they are looking for without a clunky or overwhelming site design.
Many websites today are created with drag-and-drop platforms such as WordPress and Joomla, but there are advantages to using a coded approach with tools like Django. Python is one of the most popular programming languages today, and Django is a tool used by Python developers to facilitate the web development process. Read on to learn how Django helps developers create fully customisable websites...