Smartdraw Cloud, launched this week, is a fast, powerful tool for diagramming and many types of visual planning and communication. Usually, when a software developer releases a cloud version of its desktop software, it doesn’t contain all of the features and functionality of its predecessor. But that’s not the case with Smartdraw Cloud, which was […]
Slidedocs: An innovative format for sharing your mind maps
An innovative new presentation format called a slidedoc is an excellent tool for sharing mind maps in a more meaningful way. A hybrid of an e-book and a presentation, it breaks ideas into bite-sized chunks and uses a heavy emphasis on visual content, supplemented by text and typography, to tell a concise, compelling story.
BOOM! 4 tips for high-impact visual marketing
Incorporating visual communication techniques in your marketing and social media efforts can significantly increase their effectiveness. Here are four valuable tips for crafting high-impact visual marketing campaigns.
How visual mapping can be an antidote to project paralysis
Dave Gray’s new book, Marks and Meaning, delves quite deeply into the business uses of visual information. In the process, he describes some common problems that many of us face. A case in point: The paralysis that is often caused by information overload, and the detrimental effect this can have on decision-making.
New “Marks and Meaning” book explores the fascinating world of visual thinking
Dave Gray, the founder and Chairman of XPLANE (a firm that has great expertise in communicating complex concepts and processes visually), has published a pre-release version of his new book, Marks and Meaning. It’s a fascinating read, one which I highly recommend.