For the Monday morning breakout session I chose Dan Roam’s “The Back of the Napkin: Solving Business Problems with Pictures.” This turned out to be a well-attended, lively, active session. The hook for this session was, you’re in the airport lounge after VizThink and someone asks why you’re in San Francisco. What do you tell [...]
Here’s a photo of Bob Horn being interviewed by Nancy Duarte and Cliff Atkinson. Thanks to my wife Karen for providing the photo. Karen also did a simple quick mind map of the interview. Here’s that:
Here’s more details on the Dave Gray drawing exercise in the Monday morning general session.
So, picking up where I left off with the last post – summarizing the sessions. First up, Monday morning general session. My first inclination was to just write about what happened. But wait! I’m supposed to be trying to re-awaken my inner visual thinker. So, I better do some drawing. Here we go… The top [...]
By the second day of VizThink, my brain was already overloaded with new information and I found myself confusing elements of different sessions. How can I remember what’s happened and keep it all sorted out? What better way than with a kind of graphical summary of the sessions I attended. So, Tuesday evening I sat [...]
Just got back from the VizThink conference a few days ago and trying to figure out what’s next. My original intent in going was to see if I could pick up some visual communication tips for websites (I’m a freelance web developer). I wasn’t sure what to expect from the conference, but something happened that [...]