Arches Strategic Aims

The aims of the Arches project guide our release roadmap, and our strategic collaborations and support for the community. Currently, our aims are:


Long term

  • Improved data management to support effective heritage conservation and management


Medium term

  • Increased use of data and heritage standards for more effective management of heritage data
  • Arches software improved and maintained by the community


Short term

  • Arches adopted and effectively used by the heritage field
  • Increased support of Arches by others (e.g., IT service providers; ontology experts; funders)
  • Increased activity of the Arches open source community
  • Arches recognized as model heritage data management system by standard setters and heritage organizations

Last updated:  October 2020