Technology Planning

2011 Mobile Technology Survey

American Alliance of Museums

The Alliance shares a report conducted by Fusion Research + Analytics that shows that mobile technology is vital to most museums’ visitor strategy. Mobile technology in museums is projected to expand significantly in 2011, providing institutions with enhanced visitor engagement and alternative revenue models. (PDF, 23 pages).

Mobile Technology Trends

American Alliance of Museums

The Alliance’s Center for the Future of Museums shares resources on mobile technology.

NMC Horizon Report: 2016 Museum Edition

New Media Consortium and Balboa Park Online Collaborative

A collaboration between the NMC and Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC). Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six important developments in technology are identified, giving museum leaders and staff a valuable guide for strategic technology planning.

Technology Guide for Arts & Culture


Technology Guide for Arts and Culture (PDF) is a 40-page guide that identifies innovative uses of technology in direct service delivery and explores the tools, solutions, and resources that are available to nonprofits.

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