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Momentum Arts



Momentum Arts (formerly Eastern Touring Agency) is a registered charity based in Cambridge and enables the development of best practice in the Arts. Its major activities include cultural diversity, social inclusion and regeneration, continuing professional development, and audience development research. Most of Momentum's work is delivered through projects or programmes, with Momentum staff acting as project managers.


Identify how available technology could potentially be used to improve efficiency and effectiveness and support the envisaged working environment and practices.


1 location, 13 employees.

Scope of requirements

Contact management, event management, project reporting, accounting, payroll, internal and external communication, knowledge base. 


Assessment of existing facilities - management needed to determine the appropriateness of their existing systems and any additional facilities required.

Improved internal and external communication - desire to introduce better communication systems encompassing email and remote access. 

Internal systems administration and support requirements - an assessment of the internal IT support requirements was required and how best the need could be satisfied.

Training needs analysis - little formal IT training had been provided and there was an urgent need to assess staff IT training requirements.



A practical action plan was prepared including the steps required to achieve the envisaged working environment and practices. In addition a technology training skills needs analysis was undertaken along with appropriate recommendations.

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