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David Sibbet: Top 10 Reasons to Use a Storymap

In Journal on April 26, 2012 at 7:51 am
ABOVE: David Sibbet's presentation on visual facilitation of teams from TEDxSoMa 2010

Gain Alignment. Clarify the Complex. Comprehend Faster with Visuals.

These are only three of the top 10 reasons to use a communal storymapping process.

"Fresh visuals provide a clarifying way for people to understand a complex situation," write David Sibbet, founder of The Grove Consultants International. "Different information may be flying all over an organization with few people knowing how pieces fit together."

Read a detailed description of why this process adds value to teams in this article at grove.com.

BREAKING NEWS from WSJ: Firms Try to Get Gadget-Obsessed Workers to Look Up—and Sketch Ideas

In Journal on April 25, 2012 at 4:26 pm
from the article “Doodling for Dollars: Firms Try to Get
Gadget-Obsessed Workers to Look Up—and Sketch Ideas”

http://s.wsj.net/media/swf/VideoPlayerMain.swf

A naughty kids room… graffiti on walls… Pictionary gone wild…
SXSW… the corporate board room… WATCH OUT! Smart, innovative
companies like Facebook, Google, Citrix and Turner Broadcasting Inc.
are incorporating visual thinking directly into their business
processes.

So put down that smartphone; pick up that pencil. Employees are being
encouraged by their companies to try visual note-taking to explain
complicated concepts to colleagues and clients.

Rachel Silverman explains on The WSJ News Hub.
LINK: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303978104577362402264009714.html

(Cameos by graphic facilitators Sunni Brown and ImageThink)

Timelapse Scribe: Think Outside the Can by Nitya Wakhlu

In Journal on April 24, 2012 at 5:28 pm
 From hashcapades.com


Check out this video on YouTube:

by Nitya Wakhlu

Dinosaur School

In Journal on April 21, 2012 at 1:23 pm
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St. Francis of Assisi

In Journal on April 17, 2012 at 7:07 am

TEDMEDscribe – Complex Science, Simple Art

In Journal on April 14, 2012 at 4:13 pm
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Peter and Diane Durand of Alphachimp Studio Inc. with their iPads at
the TEDMED event at the Kennedy Center.

As the couple worked in the Brushes app, their team in Nashville
coordinated with the TEDMED blogging team to publish both still images
and video montages for each batch of speakers.

See the results at http://www.alphachimp.com/tedmedscribe/

TEDMEDscribe

In Journal on April 14, 2012 at 4:06 pm

Peter and Diane Durand of Alphachimp Studio Inc. with their iPads at
the TEDMED event at the Kennedy Center.

As the couple worked in the Brushes app, their team in Nashville
coordinated with the TEDMED blogging team to publish both still images
and video montages for each batch of speakers.

See the results at http://www.alphachimp.com/tedmedscribe/

5/18-20 The Past and Future of Graphic Narration UChicago Conference

In Journal on April 14, 2012 at 3:53 pm
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(via Amanda Geppert)

Conference to bring together influential cartoonists

An upcoming conference at the University of Chicago will bring together 17 world-renowned cartoonists for three days of discussion and public conversation about the past and future of graphic narrative. “Comics: Philosophy & Practice” will take place May 18-20 at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts.

This unprecedented gathering is the first in an annual series of conferences sponsored by the Richard and Mary L. Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry, a major new arts initiative aimed at fostering creative innovation at the intersection of academic inquiry and artistic practice. Artists attending the conference will include Art Spiegelman, Robert Crumb, Lynda Barry, New Yorker art director Françoise Mouly and numerous artists who have created cover illustrations for the New Yorker.

more at: http://news.uchicago.edu/article/2012/04/06/conference-bring-together-influential-cartoonists/

(Registration opens on Monday April 16th!)

#TEDMEDscribe O.E. Wilson with advice to all young scientists. #TEDMED #genius

In Journal on April 12, 2012 at 8:50 am
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In Journal on April 12, 2012 at 8:45 am

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