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Presentation to 2012 Museum Computer Network conference on the implementation of the Art Institute of Chicago's LaunchPad Project

Presentation to 2012 Museum Computer Network conference on the implementation of the Art Institute of Chicago's LaunchPad Project

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  • LaunchPad Project Management Scott Sayre, Sandbox Studios @zbartrout
  • LaunchPad Project Management 1. Developing requirements 2. Formation of teams 3. Developing content and workflow 4. Developing software 5. Testing and revision 6. Building infrastructure #mcn2012deets 2
  • 1. Defining the Application • Object selection • Documentation assessment • Object analysis • Existing tools and lessons • Story telling tools and devices • Wireframes #mcn2012deets 3
  • Object Selection #mcn2012deets 4
  • Documentation Assessment #mcn2012deets 5
  • Object Analysis #mcn2012deets 6
  • Existing Tools and Influences Pachyderm #mcn2012deets 7
  • Existing Tools and Influences #mcn2012deets 8 AIC Online Scholarly Catalog “OSCI”
  • Existing Tools and Influences #mcn2012deets 9 TAP Tours Authoring Tool
  • Wireframe Development #mcn2012deets 10
  • 2. Formation of Teams 1 Management team – Oversaw and managed overall project and relationship with the funder. 2 Core Content team – Defined content and media plan for each object and developed checklists, production and permission requests. 3 Content Production team – Produced required supporting media, manages workflow, schedule and development of standard processes. 4 Software Development team – Managed the production and testing of the authoring and delivery software as well as interface related design. 5 Infrastructure team – Manages hardware, furniture and utility (power, network, lighting) design, construction and installation. #mcn2012deets 11
  • Management Team – EDA Responsibilities 1) Managed funder relationship 2) Defined and managed scope of program 3) Defined core components 4) Defined and managed workflow 5) Address administrative issues and obstacles 6) Managed project budget 7) Reviews completed work 12
  • Funder Relations 13
  • Core Content Team The ‘hive’ of activity happens with the 3 Core Content contributors – sometimes meeting 4-5 times per week. 14 Curatorial • Object Research • Liaison with curator in charge of project • Drafts story and other texts • Identifies comparative illustrations • Reviews revisions Digital Information & Access • Identify where multimedia is appropriate • Find sources for artist talent to produce media • Manage contracts with media talent • Oversee the multimedia production process and budgets Education • Identify stories and tour stops that will best resonate with audiences • Ensure language and tone are appropriate for the galleries • Assist in authoring drafts for stories
  • Core Content Team . 15 Curatorial • Object Research • Liaison with curator in charge of project • Drafts story and other texts • Identifies comparative illustrations • Reviews revisions Digital Information & Access • Identify where multimedia is appropriate • Find sources for artist talent to produce media • Manage contracts with media talent • Oversee the multimedia production process and budgets Education • Identify stories and tour stops that will best resonate with audiences • Ensure language and tone are appropriate for the galleries • Assist in authoring drafts for stories Publications & Editorial • Edit all written copy • Manage rights requests • Produce labels
  • Core Content Team -Training • Interpretive writing • Thinking from a media perspective • Authoring and non-print media • Multimedia provenance 16
  • Core Content Team Multimedia Interpretation Worksheet Techniques Examine/Manipulate • Turn it around • Open it up • Disassemble it • Zoom in/Magnify • Details • Tour Compare • Like items • Unlike items/differences Contextualize • Historical Context • Physical context • Use Care and Preservation • Restoration Process/Creation • Construction • Materials • Technique 17
  • Content Production Team Training – Multimedia Interpretation Techniques (cont.) Reference/Documentation • Interpretation • Biography • Bibliography • Provenance • Location/Maps • Movement • Glossary • Timeline Voices • Talking heads • Interviews involving props • Other experts and sources 18
  • Content Production Team Training – Multimedia Interpretation Potential Tools Media • Images • Animation • Interactions • Audio • Video • Text Personalization • Communicate • Collect • Share 19
  • Content Summary Sheets 20
  • Core Content Reporting 21
  • 22 DT: Display Title, Date Entered as regular case, not CAPs TO: Teaser Object Text Word Count: 80 Object#_TO Related Teaser Object Editorial – Program Style Guide
  • Publications – Editorial, Image Licensing 23
  • Content Production Team This team addressed cross-departmental issues and workflows needed to produce media for the publication. 24 Imaging Media Production Art Handling Education Curatorial Management Digital Information & Access
  • Imaging
  • 360 Object Rotations
  • Videography
  • Masking
  • 3D Modeling and Animation #mcn2012deets 29
  • Software Development Team This team met bi-weekly to agile process and discuss priorities. 36 IMA Labs Digital Information & Access
  • Software Development 37
  • Testing and Revision • Prototype testing #mcn2012deets 38
  • Infrastructure Team This team met as needed. Responsibilities: Networking, Electrical, Mounting, Furniture 39 Design and Construction Information Services Digital Information & Access
  • Installation Mapping #mcn2012deets 40
  • Installation Options #mcn2012deets 41
  • Furniture Design #mcn2012deets 42
  • iPad Enclosures
  • #mcn2012deets 44
  • Furniture design #mcn2012deets 45
  • Testing and Revision • Installation testing #mcn2012deets 46
  • Yay team!
  • Part of the TEAM …
  • Some More of the TEAM …
  • And Even More of the TEAM !!!