Author Archives: Eric Longo

Featured on YouTube for Smithsothian Mobile Welcome Wednesdays

Nancy Proctor invited Emily Lytle-Painter, Emily Black-Fry and me to repeat our presentation on Deploying Mobile at the annual conference of AMM last May at her Welcome Wednesday 7 Aug 2013: Mobilizing the permanent collection. Enjoy.

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AAM 2013 Presentation: How to Work with Mobile Vendors

I was delighted to participate in a panel session at the 2013 American Alliance of Museums’ annual conference in Baltimore, along with Emily Lytle-Painter of The Getty Museum and Emily Black of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The session was called … Continue reading

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How Pro Bono Consulting Is Helping Non-Profits Maximize Their Impact?

For years, the US nonprofit sector operated as a “€œthird sector”€ filling a gap in social needs by providing services that the government and the private sector either didn’t or couldn’t fill. Nonprofits were known for doing charity work and … Continue reading

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Does Pro Bono Consulting Make You A Better Professional?

Assessing The Impact Of Pro Bono Consulting On Professional Skills. “€œI learned how to be a better “listener” in a meeting. I recognized I could encapsulate the client’s wishes in a clear, succinct manner that was inclusive of other participants’ … Continue reading

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Update on iPod Chargers

A provider of charging docks for iPods has come to my attention. I haven’t seen nor tested their product but I thought it would be useful info to share about them on here. PARAT Solutions manufactures the PARASYNC Charge and … Continue reading

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Manifesto To Save The Audio Guide Industry

Having spent 8 years at Antenna Audio, I was recently sharing some thoughts about the audio guide industry with a friend and former colleague. For years, audio tour providers forged themselves a niche market providing interpretive content to museums and … Continue reading

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iPod Touch For Museums & Historic Sites

It is not uncommon for museums and historic sites looking to provide mobile devices for their visitors to want to source mobile hardware directly from Apple instead of other hardware providers. The iPod Touch remains an attractive device, is well … Continue reading

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