CollectionSpace Q4 2015 90 Day Sprint Overview
(Full Doc Here)
Stated goals of current Mellon-funded project
Establish an independent organizational home for CollectionSpace at LYRASIS
Establish a community-based governance model
Foster adoption, use, and continued community development of the software
Establish revenue and operating models that will provide for self-sustainability of the CollectionSpace software and organizational home
90 Day Sprint Goals
Increase installs and members
Evaluate and improve sustainability plan
Strengthen and add to board / leadership working group
What will we learn?
How receptive the market is to CSpace in its present form
What it takes to close partners, members, and adopters
How to leverage LYR trustees, current users, the tech community, etc.
If the market is not receptive, what is needed? What are the costs?
What is the competition? How do we measure up?
Confirm/refute Thanos report
Are we in a cycle of CMS/IT evaluation for museums?
90 Day Sprint Methodology
WHO: FOCUS ON STRONG COMMUNITIES
LYRASIS Members / Members with collections (special collections, museums, galleries)
Communities of Practice: Fine and Contemporary Art, Local History and Material Culture, Anthropology, Herbaria, Botanical Gardens
CSpace Working Group Networks
CSpace Implementer Networks (Outreach 101 TK)
LYRASIS DTS pipeline
WHAT: OUTREACH MESSAGE
We’re extending an invitation to join the community, via:
Extended talking points here.
HOW: OUTREACH METHOD
Face-to-Face: conference attendance/presentation, workshops, CollectionSpace in Your Town (Philly, Indy, Denver), visits to organizations geographically close to staff
Virtual: walkthroughs, open houses, tech talks. Targeted webinars to specific communities, on specific topics.
Old-fashioned: Phone calls to personal contacts, colleagues, LYRASIS board members
Persona development to better support messages to diverse constituents
Improved materials around demo/sandboxes