Most of the current SPECTRUM Partners are software companies, but Partnership is open to any firm that would like to license the standard for commercial use and show their support for it. If you would like to find out more about SPECTRUM Partnership, please contact Kevin Gosling.
Axiell develops technically advanced and innovative collection management solutions and provides comprehensive services for archives, libraries and museums (and many other kinds of organisations). Alongside core collection management functions, their products offer a range of tools to enhance data accessibility and exchange. As well as software they offer a range of services, including system hosting and managed services, training, data migration, technical support and other consultancy.
Extensis develops digital asset management software and specialises in easy-to-use solutions for protecting, and making the most of, investments in digital assets. They design software solutions that make it easier to catalogue and maintain vast stores of information. Extensis’ digital asset management solutions are designed to fit within existing creative workflows. Their customers include national heritage and cultural institutions across the UK and the US, as well as educational institutions and government organisations.
Gallery Systems provides collections management software solutions to institutions with collections of any type and size to enable easy, efficient and expert management of collections and collection accessibility. They support over 800 clients, from small research institutions and schools to corporate collections and world-class museums. Their software is used to manage over 30 different types of collections including natural history, archives, rare books, costumes, film, fine art and many more.
Keepthinking offer innovative content and collections management software solutions, as well as design and development of web and mobile applications. They develop interfaces, combined with solid technology and strong usability and accessibility principles, to help their customers manage and present their information and engage with their audiences. They work with museums, art galleries, libraries, archives, and private collectors, as well as any other organisation wanting to manage and present information in a simple, beautiful and usable way. Their work has received numerous awards and has been selected for publications worldwide.
KulturIT develops digital solutions for the cultural sector in close collaboration with museums. They develop, operate and maintain the common IT systems for management, dissemination and development of collections at museums and other cultural institutions, as well as systems for facilitating the collections for research. KulturIT contribute expertise to museums and other cultural institutions to coordinate and develop digital management and dissemination of tangible and intangible cultural heritage. Their DigitaltMuseum project allows the 225 participating museums to publish their collections online, making them accessible to all.
MINISIS is a software company that creates Cultural Asset Management Software for Libraries, Museums, Archives, and Government Agencies. Their Cultural Asset Management system serves archaeological, art gallery, public art, historic sites and human, natural and social history collections. It supports these collections from all aspects of cultural management from acquisitions to catalogue, conservation to risk management, from exhibitions to loans to movement, and including several other capabilities from enquiries, ordering, and digital asset management. MINISIS technology is implemented throughout the world.
MODES provides SPECTRUM Compliant collections management software, training and support services to museums, galleries, voluntary groups, businesses and many other organisations. It is the most widely-used CMS in British museums, working with over 600 organisations. MODES enables collections owners and managers to create, protect, manage and use their collections data for public benefit.
OpenHeritage develop and implement digital national heritage management systems for use by heritage managers, researchers, museums, property developers and the public alike. They work closely with national heritage authorities to ensure that the systems fulfil national requirements and that heritage managers receive proper training. They also provide ongoing technical support to ensure long-term sustainability. Open Heritage provide the safe and secure platforms needed for hosting digital content. Their systems are intended to promote and foster public interest in heritage.
Re:discovery is a Collections Management Software company, comprised of a team of museum and archives professionals and software engineers. They work with art museums, history museums and sites, science museums, corporate collections and archives, private collections, non-profit organizations, universities, archaeological collections and sites, government agencies on the federal, state, and local levels, and many more to provide a system that integrates object collections, archives, reference libraries, and archaeological sites all in one system.
SKINsoft, a software research laboratory, conceives and develops fundamental research to design contemporary software tools for the management and publication of collections. Their applications are being used by cultural institutions, businesses, and private collectors across Europe and North America, who all have the same expectations of professionalism and performance.
Vernon Systems develops innovative software for cultural organisations to manage and share their collections. Their systems are used around the world by institutions to catalogue, manage and publish information about collections. Their clients range from the smallest of volunteer managed museums to substantial institutions managing millions of objects over multiple locations with hundreds of staff.
Zetcom develops collection and museum management systems. Their products and services are designed to meet the multifaceted tasks of museums, galleries and cultural heritage institutions all over the world. Their software simplifies the complex tasks of museum management, letting users manage their collections and exhibitions more efficiently, streamline daily workflow and open access to their collections online. They work with more than 900 institutions, offering individual in-house training sessions, regular user-conferences and a variety of technical services to ensure successful implementation and operation.