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Currently the Programme manager for RECODE, an ambitious project aimed at understanding the digital collections management needs of the NHM and the implementation of a next generation CMS. Steen also manages a portfolio of infrastructure enhancement projects and governance groups.
Reaching 5 Million Digital Records
The Journey to 5 million digital specimens and the huge effort in mass digitisation has challenged the Musuem’s IT infrastructure in a number of areas. Since 2014 the Natural History Museum have responded to the needs created by increasing data generation as well as the need for better management and accessibility of the generated data. We would like to present four infrastructure initiatives that address five core infrastructure needs related to mass digitisation, storage, data preservation, collections visibility and collections management