ARTS2U has completed the validation of its business planning phase VABM (Validate ARTS2U Business Model) project which was funded by Innovation Science Economic Development Canada.
The research has detailed revenue and cost structures to define more completely the ARTS2U business model. ARTS2U conducted comparative modelling of National and regionally based services and investigated product and data sales scenarios .
Research activities included branding, work with artist brands, legal frameworks, user Interface and user experience development. Further investigation into the technology for data aggregation, semantic modelling and rewards systems were also reported.
Currently, ARTS2U is commencing its National prototype project PNAEMF (Prototype National Arts Event Metadata Feed), funded by Canada Council Digital Strategy Fund, which will on board many national arts producers to the system.
A summary of the report is available here.