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Cheat Sheets: creating a successful evaluation
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Cheat Sheets: creating a successful evaluation

When undertaking an evaluation - where do you start? We've created some Cheat Sheets with practical tips and advice.

Lisa Wallace
Lisa Wallace
13 February 2020
Six steps to make your data actionable
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Six steps to make your data actionable

Culture Counts' Client Director Jordan Gibbs writes about our Six-Steps Evaluation Process and how it can help you with outcomes-evaluation.

Jordan Gibbs
Jordan Gibbs
12 February 2020
New survey feature: Experience Questions
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New survey feature: Experience Questions

Our latest survey platform enhancement is the introduction of a new intelligence question – 'Experience'.

Callum Taylor
Callum Taylor
10 February 2020
Our top 2019 takeaways
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Our top 2019 takeaways

Our Client Management team share their top insights and tips to inspire successful evaluations in 2020.

Lisa Wallace
Lisa Wallace
11 December 2019
On the federal changes to the arts in Australia
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On the federal changes to the arts in Australia

From February 2020 the Department of Communications and the Arts will be merged to create a new mega-agency called the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications. So, how can we demonstrate a shared public view of arts value?

Michael Chappell
Michael Chappell
11 December 2019
On the importance of measuring the impact of arts-based placemaking
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On the importance of measuring the impact of arts-based placemaking

“Cities, like dreams, are made of desires and fears, even if the thread of their discourse is secret, their rules are absurd, their perspectives deceitful, and everything conceals something else." - Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities

Elli Gemmo
Elli Gemmo
14 November 2019
Are online surveys representative of my entire audience?
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Are online surveys representative of my entire audience?

One common question that we hear is if surveys are truly representative of the views of an entire audience. This is a wonderful question that gets to the heart of statistics! Is the data 'true'? We thought we'd have a look at our big data set and see what came out!

Jordan Gibbs
Jordan Gibbs
6 November 2019
Soft power in the arts
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Soft power in the arts

Culture Counts’ new Client Manager Natasha Mian shares some reflections on the history of museums and their changing role and influence today. Natasha has worked in a variety of arts and cultural organisations in Melbourne and London, most recently in Development roles where her interest in advocacy for the arts has grown and lead her to join the Culture Counts team.

Natasha Mian
Natasha Mian
16 October 2019
It's Mental Health Week
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It's Mental Health Week

Now is a great time to take a few minutes out of our busy lives and ask yourself not only about your own mental health, but the impact your organisation’s activities have the mental health of its audience/participants. In this blog article, Culture Counts' Kathryn O'Brien reflects on the significance of Mental Health Week, and how our relationship with art - namely music - can impact our wellbeing.

Kathryn O'Brien
Kathryn O'Brien
9 October 2019
Today's ever evolving library
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Today's ever evolving library

Kathryn recently joined Culture Counts’ Melbourne team as a Client Relationship Officer. Prior to joining, she worked for a major performing arts company across the operations, artistic, education and community outreach teams. She has also worked in different types of libraries, including the specialist library for the arts company, public and academic libraries. Today, she talks about libraries and their ever-changing role in today's world.

Kathryn O'Brien
Kathryn O'Brien
26 September 2019