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Findings:  What is the Existing Digital Landscape and What are its Problems?

1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 1 The conservation community’s digital landscape has developed opportunistically, as technologies aligned with professional needs. As this landscape expanded, its potential for enhanced collaboration and communication became apparent, but few attempts have been made to explore how it might be used to address discipline-wide problems and processes. Today, the landscape continues to be dominated by individual and local uses rather than collective efforts that might serve the entire profession.

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 Over the course of this project, a number of factors were found to have a pivotal role in shaping the current digital landscape. These factors fall into the following categories:

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  • Leadership
  • The visibility of the profession
  • The state of the field’s digital content
  • Resources
  • Policies
  • Training and Professional Development

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The issues that play out in each category, and recommendations on how to address them, are explored below.

Source: http://resources.culturalheritage.org/comment/charting-the-digital-landscape-of-the-conservation-profession/findings-what-is-the-existing-digital-landscape-and-what-are-its-problems/