Before I turnoff my computer for the weekend (4 hour Workweek, oh snap!). I wanted to point you to a recent interview Chuck Frey did with Wallace Tait. For those of you don’t know, Wallace has one of the greatest minds in the visual mapping arena. If he’s Kobe I’m Lebron James (okay, the rain of arrogance came early this post). In it, Wallace makes a compelling case for a standard Visual mapping body of knowledge... Basically, if there was a central repository for visual mapping best practices, people might actually learn about & use visual mapping with some skill and savvy as opposed to the 3 generations removed from original sinnin' kissin' cousins-like usage scenarios I often see. Don't fret clients, that's before I remake you in my awesome mapping image (To be read with Stephen Colbert-like snap).
I'm in a lazy mood and that means I have a mental block to the assload of work he's proposing. He's most likely right on the other hand, which is why I come to you on a beautiful Ohio Friday (mid-30s and cloudy) with this. On the other hand, I do have 1 moment of pause: So many people go cross-eyed when they see visual maps that the only way this glorious toolkit may cross the famed chasm is to be used at such a phenomenal level by a few high-profile companies that other companies MUST follow suit or go the way of the dinosaur. I miss the dinosaurs.
Did I mention I'm feeling a little lazy? Time to go play in the gray day... so here's the link. Focker out!
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