When Caution Pays Off

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It’s been a busy first quarter and I wanted to take a moment to share what’s been going on. A large part of my professional time has been devoted to wrapping up and rolling out a major upgrade to The Venture Platform. At the beginning of 2017, my Lead Technical Developer and I determined to take the potential loss of net neutrality seriously and initiate a strategic planning process with the …

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Catching A Clue About User Experience

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There’s nothing quite like working on a project where you really get to push some boundaries and break out of the old trying to catch up by going slower routine. Case in point, I launched a new Venture user website this week for composer Jim Stephenson. If you aren’t already familiar with Jim’s work, it’s amazing. He’s the next big thing when it comes to living composers. But I digress, this …

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It’s Always Nice To Be Noticed

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What a treat to see Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens’ website was selected as one of EveryAction.com’s Top 100 nonprofit websites. A creative firm that specializes in nonprofits, EveryAction selected Morikami’s website alongside groups with substantially larger budgets which included the Word Wildlife Fund, Gates Foundation, Red Cross, NPR, MoMA, American Cancer Society, Planned Parenthood, and Change Org. As such, it’s a real thrill to see Morikami’s Venture Platform designed and …

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AdaptistrationJobs #Winning

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2015 has really been a tipping point year for Adaptistration Jobs; with 12,000 average monthly pageviews, average session lengths over two minutes, and more than 250 registered users creating custom job alerts, the site is solidifying its position as the go-to resource for upwardly mobile arts admin pros and the employers looking to attract them. Add to that, a super user-friendly interface, hip contemporary design, and oh yeah, it’s still the …

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Venture Is… 2015

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On Monday, 7/6/2015 Ceci Dadisman published an article at ArtsHacker.com about a video production resource for budget conscious arts orgs and it looks like a great resource. In addition to custom video production, it is worth pointing out that if you have some Adobe After Effects skills under your belt, there are some wonderful turn-key templates available that can be used to create everything from standard definition online only to full …

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