Release of our new website

On the 15th of May we quietly launched our new website phase one www.bristolmuseums.org.uk which was made possible with the hard work of lots of staff here and at fffunction. I’ll be writing very soon about the weeks in the lead up to release, what happened at launch and what we have planned next.  

Culture KPIs

There are various versions of a common saying that ‘if you don’t measure it you can’t manage it’. See Zak Mensah’s (Head of Transformation at Bristol Culture) tweet below. As we’ll explain below we’re doing a good job of collecting a significant amount of Key Performance Indicator data;  however, there remain areas of our service … Continue reading Culture KPIs

Off-line surveys: successfully not losing data

Losing survey data is a pain – unfortunately the events team lost six events worth of survey data they collected using off-line surveys. The team used iPads (cost per iPad is c.£320) to conduct surveys on software which was sourced outside our team (I’m not sure what system it was). They used the software on … Continue reading Off-line surveys: successfully not losing data

My Digital Apprenticeship with Bristol Museums

My name is Lacey Trotman and I am currently in the fifth week of my Digital Apprenticeship with Bristol Museums. Having left college this June completing a 2 year A levels course in History, Art History, Sociology and Film Studies, the summer was spent searching for the right role for me. Despite College pushing for … Continue reading My Digital Apprenticeship with Bristol Museums