It should come as no surprise to the readers of this blog that many of history’s greatest thinkers were big believers in visual thinking. A case in point was one of the most prolific inventors and artists in Western civilization, Leonardo da Vinci.
If you are interested in learning more about the larger context within which visual mapping fits, then you will really enjoy Malcolm Craig’s excellent book, Thinking Visually: Business Applications of 14 Core Diagrams.
If you utilize images, graphics, or visualization for learning and communication, or if you want to learn how to apply visualization techniques to your business, then you really ought to consider attending VizThink Europe.
Last week, I told you about Dave Gray’s fascinating new book about visual thinking, Marks and Meaning. Today, I’d live to dig a bit deeper, taking a closer look at a concept from it called “successive approximation” that can help you to become a better visual mapper.
Two weeks ago, Jamie Nast and I were co-presenters on a webinar conducted by VizThink, the online visual thinking community. A video and MP3 audio file of our presentation is now available from the VizThink blog.
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.