Cultural Heritage: Europeana Releases 2016 Business Plan
This year’s business plan sets out how we’ll carry out our Strategy 2015-2020. It was created through valuable discussions with our partners and Network Association and reflects the views of our broad community. Rather than concentrating on one year only, we decided to expand our vision and lay out our priorities for the next two years, to be able to focus on reaching goals rather than ticking off tasks. Obviously, things will develop along the way, so we’ll update it next year to reflect that.
We have called this business plan ‘Creating Cultural Connections’ because we feel that removing obstacles between institutions, large and small, who have heritage to share and users who are looking for it, is our main focus for the year.
Goals and Objectives Discussed in Plan
Goal 1: Create value for partners
Objective 1 – Create a better customer experience
Objective 2 – Embed network-centric thought
Goal 2: Improve data quality
Objective 3 – Innovate the way we aggregate material
Objective 4 – Implement quality frameworks
Goal 3: Open the data
Objective 5 – Develop community-segmented services
Objective 6 – Champion interoperability
Goal 4: Strengthen the Europeana ecosystem
Objective 7 – Achieve long-term funding
Objective 8 – Transform the organization from good to great
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.