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Digital Works Podcast

Digital Works

Talking about all the different things that 'digital' means in the arts, culture and heritage sectors. Tales of success and failure, interrogating the shiny new things and looking at what works (or not) and why, Interviews with digital folks working across the sector and beyond, in-house, consultants, funders, and more.

Join us at the first Digital Works Conference in Leeds, UK on the 24th-25th April 2024.

Episode 044 - Samantha King (VIVE Arts) on the conditions required for good work to happen, the financial and operational realities of creating immersive experiences, and how artistic and technology teams can work togetherFebruary 21, 2024
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Episode 043 - Ash & Katie, Bytes #6 - a conversation about platform ethics, highlighting the work of the National Gallery, and looking at the failed collab between Punchdrunk and NianticFebruary 09, 2024
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Episode 042 - Stuart Buchanan (Sydney Opera House) on digital teams, international collaborations, reaching new audiences, experimentation, rights and IP, and artistic applications of AIJanuary 31, 2024
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Episode 041 - Haydn Corrodus on unleashing Social Media's potential for cultural organisations, the value of story-telling, understanding your audience, and being thoughtful about how you're showing up on social platformsDecember 31, 2023
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Episode 040 - Bytes #5, Ash and Katie reflect on 2023 looking at declining attention spans, AI challenges, shifts in where users are spending their time online, and some attempts at predicting priorities and trends for 2024December 13, 2023
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Episode 039 - Dr Carrie Goucher on meeting culture, the role of psychological safety, advice on how to improve the effectiveness of your meetings, and building trust in teamsDecember 06, 2023
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Episode 038 - Ash & Katie, Bytes #4 - exploring 50 years of the internet, the ChatGPT store (and associated soap opera), the death of the social internet, and a polemic about SEONovember 22, 2023
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Episode 037 - Zoe Williams (Vagina Museum) on crowdfunding, owning your niche, building a community, dealing with censorship, ignoring the trolls, and having a sense of humourNovember 09, 2023
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Episode 036 - Ash & Katie, Bytes #3 - Exploring Twitter's transformation (/disintegration), Advances in AI, and the new Web Accessibility guidelinesOctober 25, 2023
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Episode 035 - Ash & Katie, Bytes #2 on the end of the Googleverse, using AI to mod games, and digital budgetingOctober 03, 2023
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Episode 034 - George Montagu (FT Strategies) on getting to 1 million digital subscribers, creating meaningful metrics, and working with NT at HomeSeptember 28, 2023
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Episode 033 - Ash & Katie, Bytes #1 on Twitter's demise, ChatGPT's lies, and some research into social activitySeptember 19, 2023
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Episode 032 - Fran Sanderson (Nesta) on shifting how they support the arts, what effective funding looks like, and thinking differently about value and riskSeptember 07, 2023
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Episode 031 - Seb Chan (ACMI) on the power of 'digital imagination', the importance of experience-focused roles in museums, and understanding the importance of capital in predicting the futureAugust 14, 2023
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Episode 030 - Fiona Morris (The Space) on what makes a successful digital project, the importance of digital skills, and the meaninglessness of the word 'digital'April 03, 2023
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Episode 029 - Maaike Verberk (DEN) on digital transformation, the importance of new ideas, understanding your audience, and the traits of digitally confident organisationsFebruary 17, 2023
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Episode 028 - Hilary Knight (AEA) on the importance of team culture, the value of being entertaining, and the strategic role of digitalFebruary 07, 2023
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Episode 027 - Dr Richard Misek (University of Kent) on his research into digital culture during the pandemic, the economics of digital activity, and the access benefits of digitalDecember 05, 2022
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Episode 026 - Nick Sherrard (Label Ventures) on experimentation and innovation, risk models, new approaches to partnership, and why some organisations might deserve to dieNovember 08, 2022
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Episode 025 - Kati Price (V&A) reflecting on the impact of the pandemic on digital thinking, teams, and hiring, the importance of leadership, and being excited about the futureOctober 06, 2022
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Episode 024 - Nicholas Triantafyllou (National Theatre) on the importance of collaboration, what good leadership looks like, and the origins of NT at HomeSeptember 22, 2022
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Episode 023 - Annette Mees (Audience Labs) on technology in cultural experiences, and hyper-reality operaSeptember 08, 2022
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Episode 022 - Stuart Buchanan (Sydney Opera House) on new ways of engaging with artists, institutional dynamics, and responding to the pandemicJuly 25, 2022
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Episode 021 - Patrick Fox (Heart of Glass) on digital adoption, serendipity, and the digital divideNovember 15, 2021
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Episode 020 - Drew Graham (Barclays) on the similarities betwee the banking and cultural sectors, leadership, digital transformation, and the pace of changeAugust 03, 2021
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