The Data Diaries is the visitor attraction sector's leading leadership and innovation series by data analytics company Dexibit, hosting internationally celebrated guests from cultural institutions and commercial venues.
Crossing the floors with David Hingley at Tate
David Hingley, Head of Visitor Experience at Tate, talks about an initiative to share education and development between cultural institutions to professionalize visitor operations as a career pathway.
The Power of Play in Learning with Arthur G Affleck III
Arthur G Affleck III, Executive Director for the Association of Children's Museums, shares his organization's mission to support children and families to learn through play, with the importance of this work in lives and to society.
The Association of Children's Museums https://childrensmuseums.org/
Playful Learning Landscapes https://playfullearninglandscapes.com/
Kathy Hirsh-Pasek's work https://kathyhirshpasek.com/play/
Kimberly Nesbitt's work https://www.education.nh.gov/sites/g/files/ehbemt326/files/inline-documents/2020/nesbitt-play-based-k.pdf
Product culture at Dexibit
To celebrate international product day, Dexibit's Product Director Veronika Gower talks about contemporary best practices for product management in technology and digital first organizations, and what these mean for company culture and ways of working, drawing on her experiences at Dexibit.
Leading the data agenda with Baku Hosoe from The Met
Setting up a data function in your visitor attraction? Join Baku Hosoe, Head of Data and Analytics at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, to hear about the origins and evolution of The Met's data program and Baku's takeaways for structuring, hiring and enabling a data team.
A journey to reimagine the museum
Nancy Proctor weaves together two unique stories: her career intersecting entrepreneurship, academia and culture, with that of a radical vision for the Peale - the first museum in the US, currently undergoing transformation ahead of reopening (summer '22). Set against a backdrop of the evolution of digital and now of culture in society, Nancy redefines the meaning of the museum as 'a place where culture gets created', with a community centric philosophy inverting the curatorial model.
The 2022 outlook for travel and tourism with Elliott Ferguson
Elliott Ferguson, President and CEO of Destination DC shares his unique insights into the state of tourism, mandates, omicron and the question of what’s next from the Nation's capital, a premiere visitor destination filled with world class attractions.
Elliott talks about the pivot for destination marketers from ‘heads in beds and butts in seats’ into a new central role of chief communicator between venues and visitors, reflecting on the changing expectations and demands of travellers across attractions, events and hospitality.