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Taika Dahlbom

Web Producer, The Finnish National Gallery

Taika Dahlbom joined the Finnish National Gallery in January 2019. She works as the web producer and digital storyteller at the foundation’s Department of Collections. It manages the Finnish National Gallery’s collections, which are displayed in Helsinki by its three museums, Ateneum Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma and Sinebrychoff Art Museum. 

Formerly she was a journalist at Helsingin Sanomat, the largest Finnish daily newspaper. There she wrote on all things culture. She holds a master’s degree in English and a bachelor’s in journalism. 

Currently she plays as the content creator in the team that makes the new website happen.

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Agile Development in Non-Agile Museum

Digital Summit

Tobacco Theatre

“As agile website development product owners, we navigate between the development team and the museum bureaucracy in order to produce the best possible website for the audience to enjoy.” This is the scrum user story I and my colleagues at the Finnish National Gallery might write. During the development of the museum’s new website we have encountered issues arising from the clash of cultures and paradigms – and solved them. I present a selection of issues and their sometimes surprising solutions from our museum’s first ever agile development project.