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Presentation delivered at the VizThink Global Conference in San Francisco, CA - Jan 29/2008

Presentation delivered at the VizThink Global Conference in San Francisco, CA - Jan 29/2008

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    • 1. Building Visual Thinking Communities Ryan Coleman VizThink Conference January 2008 *Modified for Online Distribution
    • 2. Goals
    • 3. Goals
    • 4.
      • VizThink Toronto
      • Ideas on Community
      • Facilitating Events
      • Resources
      Topics
    • 5. Ryan Coleman Me
    • 6. Sadly it has nothing to do with Visual Thinking entrepreneur
    • 7. Review Translation Complete File First Reject? Approve? Fix or Mediate Fix or Mediate Fix Translation Approve Reject Enter Reason Return for Review Yes No Fix Enter Response Tier 1 Mediator Review Resolve or Escalate ? Affect Resolution Notify LSP Tier 2 Mediator Review Suggest Resolution Mediate Notify User Accept? Accept? Tier 3 Mediator Review (Offline) Resolve Close Issue (if user accepted) Affect Resolution Enter Reason Enter Reason Enter Response visual thinker
    • 8. photographer
    • 9. dad
    • 10. so… … how did I end up here at ?
    • 11. BarCampEarth (Toronto) EnterpriseCamp BarCamp TTW AmazonCamp VT1: Intro to Visual Thinking VT2: Mind Mapping VT3: Dave Gray VT4: Concept Mapping VT5: Vizionary!
    • 12. VizThink Toronto The Goal Create an environment to help extend a communities’ capability to think and expressing themselves creatively…
    • 13. VizThink Toronto So Far… 5 Events in 2007 20-45 people/event Variety of Topics
    • 14.
      • Pair Up
      • “ Interview” the other
        • Where are they From?
        • Family?
        • Work?
        • Hobbies?
        • How they use Visual Thinking
      • Make a “mind map” of your partner as you go
      Exercise 1 10
    • 15.
      • Pair Up
      • “ Interview” the other
        • Where are they From?
        • Family?
        • Work?
        • Hobbies?
        • How they use Visual Thinking
      • Make a “mind map” of your partner as you go
      Exercise 1 10
    • 16. Community A social group of organisms sharing an environment , with shared interests . Source: Wikipedia.org
    • 17. Anatomy of a Community Drivers Drifters Passionate Participants
    • 18. Community Conscious Community Building
    • 19. Community “ a process of building a shared story, and consensual decision making, built upon respect for all individuals and inclusivity of difference.” Source: Wikipedia.org
    • 20. Community See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Community for more info 1 Psuedo-Community 2 Chaos 3 Emptiness 4 True Community
    • 21. You Transparency is Key
    • 22.
      • Using your concept map, Introduce your Partner to the group
      Exercise 2 2
    • 23. Facilitating Facilitating is… Fun. Easy. Rewarding.
    • 24. Facilitating Speaker Venue People Supplies
    • 25. Facilitating Speaker Ensure sessions are … … focused … engaging … interactive Venue People Supplies
    • 26. Facilitating Speaker Speak at your first event! Speaker Venue People Supplies Venue People Supplies
    • 27. Facilitating Venue Tables and/or chairs? Whiteboards? Wallspace? Capacity? Speaker People Supplies
    • 28. Facilitating Venue How accessible is it? Internet/Wi-fi? Other facilities? Speaker People Supplies
    • 29. Facilitating Venue Consider limiting capacity at first Speaker People Supplies
    • 30. Facilitating People “ Field of Dreams” was a MOVIE. (Just building it isn’t good enough…) Speaker Venue Supplies
    • 31. Resources Promotion
    • 32. Resources Promotion
    • 33. Facilitating People Blog It. Twitter It. Speaker Venue Supplies
    • 34. Facilitating People Let Me Know. Let VizThink know. Speaker Venue Supplies
    • 35. Facilitating People Look to parallel communities in your area. Speaker Venue Supplies
    • 36. Facilitating People Have a Registration Mechanism. Speaker Venue Supplies
    • 37. Facilitating Supplies Requirements will vary by speaker/topic… Speaker Venue People
    • 38. Facilitating Supplies $20-30 will outfit your community nicely. Speaker Venue People
    • 39. Facilitating Supplies Sharpies, Pens, Post-its & Index Cards Speaker Venue People
    • 40. Facilitating Supplies Encourage Attendees to bring their own. Speaker Venue People
    • 41. Facilitating Supplies Speaker Venue People
    • 42. Facilitating People Resources Venue # of People Location(s) Ability to Travel Time Supplies Equipment Budget Time Size Location Equipment Cost Time
    • 43. Facilitating Speaker Venue People Supplies
    • 44. Facilitating Drink! Be Social.
    • 45.
      • Using an Index Card:
      • Name
      • City/Country
      • What skill could you teach as a VizThink session?
      • 10 Min to think – then we’ll share…
      Exercise 3 10
    • 46. Find VizThink
      • Events:
      • Toronto
      • St. Louis (XPLANE)
      • Portland, OR (XPLANE)
      • Madrid, Spain (XPLANE)
      • VizThink Conferences
      • Expressed Interest:
      • Atlanta
      • Some Europe interest
      • Online:
      • Facebook:
        • Search “VizThink”
      • Google Groups:
        • Search “visualthinkingschool”
      • FLICKR:
        • Search “VizThink” & “VTS”
      • Events:
        • http://barcamp.org/VizThink
      • Twitter:
        • http://twitter.com/VizThink
    • 47. Find Me
      • Where to find me:
      • [email_address]
      • Blogs:
      • http://blog.ryancoleman.ca
      • http://photography.ryancoleman.ca
      • http://visualthinkingschool.blogspot.com
      • Social Networks:
      • LinkedIn, Facebook, Plaxo, My BlogLog
      • Twitter: http://twitter.com/ryancoleman

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