Media and Technology (MAT)State of the UnionState of the Union
March 2013In like a lion, out like a lambIn like a lion, out like a lamb… but not too much of a lion, it seems
March 2013In like a lion, out like a lambIn like a lion, out like a lamb… but not too much of a lion, it seemsPulling fiber,installing networkswitches, newinternet service,interruptions,computer-free days,etc.Mike Tibbetts
Outcomes• Faster network• Huge increase in internet bandwidth• Up-to-date standards and practices + better security• Exhausted Techies• Happy MIA staff!
I Get Asked• So, Douglas, how are things in Minneapolis?
Public Spaces• New HD Digital Projectors- Friends Community Room- Reception Hall• Interactive Learning Stations: de-installation- To be replaced by a completely re-imagined experience(and you’re about to hear more about this)
Online• Website- Coming SOON• New Home Page• New Gallery Pages- On the horizon• Mobile optimizations• Media channel• Timely content (the evolution of “blogging”)• Playlists (personalized collections)
Digital Content• More Video• Better content management tools• Sharing- Google Art Project – gasp!• Mid-April, watch for announcements
Big Stuff on the HorizonBig ‘Ole SystemsBig ‘Ole SystemsVirageMediaBin – DONEVirageMediaBin – DONETMS upgradeTMS upgradeHR Systems & PayrollHR Systems & PayrollFinance SystemFinance SystemCRM – Customer MgmntCRM – Customer MgmntBig ‘Ole ProjectsBig ‘Ole ProjectsEnterprise Content MgmntEnterprise Content MgmntThe Digital ExperienceThe Digital ExperienceLoyalty/ParticipationLoyalty/Participation
Our Methods• Collaboration• Prototyping – show me• Iteration- Cycles of improvement• Agile• Innovation
Big Stuff on the Horizon“The only real stumbling block isfear of failure. In cooking youvegot to have a what-the-hellattitude.”― Julia Child… And taste the soup along the way