SXSW 2009: Thinking Visually

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This is my presentation from a panel at SXSW called 'Shift Happens: Moving from Words to Pictures' with Dan Roam, Dave Gray and Lee LeFever. It shows samples of visual thinking and notes some of the benefits.

SXSW 2009: Thinking Visually

  1. 1. This is me. Sunni Brown, M.P.A.
  2. 2. This is my company… Austin, TX and my community… …and their location.
  3. 3. Visual thinking matters.
  4. 4. Some samples of my work…
  5. 5. This is how I work as a graphic recorder.
  6. 6. Some graphic recording samples…
  7. 7. Graphic Recording of Jane McGonigal, Ph.D. SXSW Interactive 2008
  8. 8. City of Austin
  9. 9. What is visual thinking? Blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah…
  10. 10. Benefits of Visual Thinking BUILD SUPPORT ENHANCE CONSENSUS DECISION PROBLEM MAKING SOLVING INCREASE SAVE HUMAN COMPREHENSION TELL A RESOURCES & INFORMATION COMPELLING RETENTION &CAPITAL STORY *Adapted from Visual Language: Global Communication for the 21st Century by Robert E. Horn.
  11. 11. Explaining Managed Care
  12. 12. Causes of Traffic Accidents © thisisindexed.com
  13. 13. How to Decide if you need a Panflute © toothpastefordinner.com
  14. 14. Quit hosing me down. Just show me a freaking picture. © dave gray

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