One picture is worthing a thousand words... Discover the best visuals, infographics, mind maps, concept maps and pictures as well as visualization technics such as: mind mapping, concept mapping, graphic facilitation... in order to get inspired to tell your stories.
Whether you're the household tech support or just an avid researcher who is always trying to teach friends what you learn, explaining complicated topics is tough. Here's how to do it so people can actually understand you.
Very good post to help you "not to look as the crazy one"... Since I started my professional career, I quite often ask to people who come to me: "Please, tell me what you want to tell me as if I was your grand-father."
I must say It doesn't work all the time, but at least it breaks the ice ;)
Real life data visualization is to be an upcoming trend, called physical infographics or real world visualization. They visualize data with real objects, often combined with typography.Real Life Infographics are different than other inforgraphics in that they rely much more on photographs instead of a purely digital medium. Moving away from the Everthing-Is-Possible-Unicorn-Utopia of Illustrator is an interesting limitation, as well as a simplifying one. As designers we like to come up with creative ways to display information that will still blow your mind, despite any technical limitations. The real world isn't perfect, and therefore it may not be as accurate as abstract shapes like graph bars. Even though these visualizations still strive for accuracy, you will notice that the context of these graphics will become much more important than precision.
The Competing Values Framework is a tool that is used to assess internal company culture, and one of the most important applications for the CVF is to be used as a guide for change.
In this article, I want to give you a foundational understanding by introducing the Competing Values Framework at a basic level, and then to explain how this insight is relevant when applied to social business today.
Statisticians look for clarity in numbers. Artists understand how color and shape appeal to, and influence, people. Marketing professionals can combine the clarity of numbers with the appeal of graphics, using data visualization (DV) tools.
Visual thinking is the future of business problem solving. Using our innate ability to see – both with our eyes and our mind’s eye – gives us entirely new ways to discover hidden ideas, develop those ideas intuitively, and then share those ideas with other people in a way they are simply going to “get”.
"Strategic, financial, operational, conceptual, personal, and emotional: it doesn't matter the nature of the problem we face – if we can imagine it, we can draw it. By drawing it we will see otherwise invisible aspects and potential solutions emerge."
This statement, which sounds quite fair is to be compare with the "EA mantra list".
Creative People, Entrepreneurs & Start-ups Inspiring ad by Adcom for CYEA Creative Idea by Junior Chamber International Petaling Jaya, Malaysia with animatio... (‘When you have a brilliant idea…that can create a better world.’ ...
Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. You might consider this, then, a collection of maps meant to inspire your inner map nerd. I've searched far and wide for maps that can reveal and surprise and inform in ways that the daily headlines might not, with a careful eye for sourcing and detail. I've included a link for more information on just about every one.
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