The NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Museum Edition Wiki

Welcome to the workspace for the New Media Consortium's Horizon.Museum Project. This space is a place where the members of the Horizon.Museum Panel of Experts manage the process of researching, discussing, and ultimately, selecting the topics featured in the NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Museum Edition. The annual report is produced by The New Media Consortium. This work is supported by the Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC).

The report will be published in early 2016 and focuses on emerging technology and its applications to museum education and interpretation. This year will be the sixth year of publication for the Museum Edition. (See the NMC Horizon Report: 2015 Museum Edition).

Horizon.Museum is a project that applies the process developed for the New Media Consortium's Horizon Project with a focus on emerging technologies for museums. Members of the museum community involved in education and interpretation were encouraged to follow the Panel of Experts's progress as the discussion unfolded and to use the wiki as a resource and reference tool.

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Introduction to the Horizon Project Wiki

This wiki is our primary work area, where you will find links to the discussions and activities in which we are actively engaged in. The chart above changes as we move through the various processes involved in sorting through the technologies and issues we deal with as we make our way to the final list featured in the Horizon Report > 2015 Museum Edition.

Press Clippings and Background Research -- where we began our work

STATUS: The Panel of Experts reviews these resources as part of their background research and marks those they consider important references with their wiki signature.

Horizon Report Research Questions -- where we do our work

STATUS: The Panel of Experts actively enters responses to the research questions listed below. Follow any of the links below to get started.

Additional Resources -- new information that might be germane to our decisions

The Panel of Experts monitor the resources in this section, adding new ones as appropriate, to the Research Question discussions.

The Panel of Experts – guided our discovery and selection process

  • Meet the 2015 Horizon.Museum Panel of Experts
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