Beginning this fall, ArtsPond is eager to release a new digital transformation series, “Research Insights: Designing a cooperative digital future for managing the arts”.
Based on activities and knowledge gathered through the early stage design of Hatch Open (open source arts management software) and Artse United (platform cooperative for the arts), “Research Insights” features five separate but interrelated reports in English and French:
Issue 1: Design Thinking – September 2020
Authors Jessa Agilo (ArtsPond) and Margaret Lam (BeMused Network) summarize key lessons and insights in developing new technologies for managing the arts based on human-centered design workshops in Toronto, Sudbury and Ottawa for Hatch Open + Artse United.
> ISBN 978-0-9948942-5-0 English (Digital)
> ISBN 978-0-9948942-6-7 Français (Numérique)
Issue 2: Impact Practices – September 2020
Authors Kelly Hill, Alix MacLean (Hill Strategies Research) and Jessa Agilo (ArtsPond) explore emerging issues and frameworks for supporting quantitative and qualitative evaluation and impact investing in the arts that help guide the design of digital impact practice solutions like Hatch Open + Artse United.
> ISBN 978-0-9948942-1-2 English (Digital)
> ISBN 978-0-9948942-2-9 Français (Numérique)
Issue 3: Legal Practices – September 2020
Andreas Kalogiannides (Aura LLP) presents recommendations for legal practices on which open source software and platform cooperatives in the arts like Hatch Open + Artse United will need to focus, such as user privacy, data management, and intellectual property issues and agreements.
> ISBN 978-0-9948942-3-6 English (Digital)
> ISBN 978-0-9948942-4-3 Français (Numérique)
Issue 4: Platform Coops – Winter 2021
Reflections on the value, interest, and steps for establishing Artse United as a vital platform cooperative for managing the arts.
Issue 5: Prototyping – Spring 2021
Strategic and technical insights on the early stage development of Hatch Open’s financial and project management, business intelligence, and impact investing technologies, and Artse United’s cooperative business and corporate structures.
Digital editions will be available to download for free under a Creative Commons License, or printed copies may be ordered for a fee. Stay tuned for details!