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Recent Posts by Elizabeth Merritt

Sharing the Webinar Recording: Creating Sustainable Financial Models for Research Collections

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Last month, Jill Parsons at the Ecological Society of America and Judy Gradwohl of the San Diego Natural History Museum joined me online to explore how museums can build income streams …

Is Your Museum Prepared for Ransomware?

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
You come into your office, juggling your gym bag and a cup of hot coffee, and boot up your laptop to an ominous red and black screen that announces: “All your files and documents have been …

Come Future with Me at AAM 2020

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
I’m teaching a workshop on strategic foresight at the AAM annual meeting in San Francisco this May. This is a chance to learn how to use the Alliance’s futurist resources, including our …

An Opportunity to Report from the Future at AAM2020

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Would you like to be a conduit from San Francisco to the world, from the future to the present? And get support to attend this year’s AAM conference to boot? The Alliance is seeking …

Museum Pricing for Affordability and Profit

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
What does it cost to buy an airline ticket, book a rideshare service, or make a hotel reservation? Nowadays the answer to that question may vary minute-to-minute, as companies use data …

Teaching the World to Value Collections (while making some $$)

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
I hope you will join me later this month for a webinar exploring how museums can build income streams around their collections and win hearts and minds in the process. While the session is …

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