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Everybody Knows a Little Place Like Kokomo
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Everybody Knows a Little Place Like Kokomo

A location or a place can generate great emotion from people. We can feel very connected to certain areas, we might feel safe there, or cultural, or proud, inspired, at ease or all of the above! However you feel, it is an intrinsic impact that enhances the public value of a location beyond revenue generated and foot traffic created.

Reed McConnell
Reed McConnell
24 February 2016
(I Can't Get No) Satisficing
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(I Can't Get No) Satisficing

We’ve all been on the receiving end of a clipboard-toting interviewer who wants to ask us a “few” questions in the name of research. After ten long minutes our attention wanders and our answers become less thought through. This phenomena – known as satisficing – is a major cause of bias in surveys and is one of the major traps people face when creating surveys of their own.

Callum Taylor
Callum Taylor
2 February 2016
Is it 2016 Already?
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Is it 2016 Already?

Welcome 2016! 2015 was an exciting year for Culture Counts and our member organisations and we can't wait for another big year of growth and collaboration. Here is a quick recap of the past year:

Justine Morris
Justine Morris
4 January 2016
Aggregate Insights
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Aggregate Insights

One of the benefits of using consistent metrics for evaluation is the ability to aggregate and draw insights from big data. As the Culture Counts event database grows (35,000 responses and counting), we’ll provide periodic updates to members using aggregated anonymised survey data.

Georgia Moore
Georgia Moore
10 December 2015
Data Collection for Arts Events
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Data Collection for Arts Events

​Reporting results and providing data insights on the intrinsic value of the arts is what we do and what we love. Goods insights can give you a deeper understanding of your audiences, contributing to better decision-making and program planning. For arts organisations, having these analytics in your arsenal is the key to continual growth and success.

Justine Morris
Justine Morris
23 November 2015
Sport Counts
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Sport Counts

​Australia has just wrapped up one of its biggest weekends in sport, with the Grand Finals for AFL and NRL held in Melbourne and Sydney respectively.

Georgia Moore
Georgia Moore
16 October 2015
Casting a Spell on Peterborough
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Casting a Spell on Peterborough

This weekend, Enchanted City, part of Peterborough Arts Festival, transformed some of the city’s iconic buildings. Illustrations and images created collaboratively by artists and local art groups were projected with light and sound as the sun set on an evening of outdoor performances.

Alison Whitaker
Alison Whitaker
14 September 2015