In the words of its founder, Gijs van Wulfen, “FORTH is a customer oriented inspiring innovation method to create mini new business cases for innovative products, services and business models.” The homepage features an interactive visual map of the method, that guides you through the 5 steps of the acronym: “Full steam ahead, Observe and Learn,Continue reading “FORTH Innovation method”
Monthly Archives: June 2011
Europe knowledge map
A mosaic of Europe is decorating Sofia’s airport wall. A nice goodbye to Bulgaria, dreaming and planning future trips. It’s not just a geographical map, it gives insights on the most relevant buildings and natural wonders you should visit! A (travel) knowledge visualization in stones, at the very right place.
The visualization of concepts and ideas is a powerful tool for improving communication. However there are not many theories that help to explain and predict this “power of visualization”. We just had a workshop in Lugano to discuss the topic, and we had indeed visual presentations! Cognitive Load Theory by Sebastian Kernbach
Integrated (Presentation) Communication
Recently I attended the International Exploratory Workshop “Social Robots and Emotion: transcending the boundary between humans and ICTs”, which took place at Franklin College Switzerland. It was very stimulating and motivating, and I very much enjoyed the friendly atmosphere and intellectual talks. Special thanks to Satomi for the organization and to professor Katz for theContinue reading “Integrated (Presentation) Communication”
The Impact of Visual Mapping on Emotion and Cognition
The International Exploratory Workshop “Social Robots and Emotion: transcending the boundary between humans and ICTs” will take place at Franklin College Switzerland on June 3-4th 2011. I will be presenting some new findings on “The Impact of Visual Mapping on Emotion and Cognition”. See the presentation.
Carolyn Dexter Award Nominee
Our paper “Communicating Strategy Across Cultures with Visualization: An Experimental Evaluation ” has been nominated for the Academy of Management’s Carolyn Dexter Award for best international paper! The presentation will take place at the Academy of Management meeting on Tuesday August 16th 3:00PM at La Quinta Inn http://program.aomonline.org/2011/submission.asp?mode=ShowSession&SessionID=2123 Abstract: In this study we investigate theContinue reading “Carolyn Dexter Award Nominee”