What’s blindingly obvious from one perspective might not be intuitive or “obvious” at all from others.
My employer, Jabian Consulting, produces a semi-annual publication of our consultants’ latest thinking on today’s most important business and technology issues. The Spring, 2014 issue just came out today, and it’s really good (and I’d say that even if I didn’t work there!)! You can view the electronic version for free from the following link: http://www.jabian.com/insights/jabian-journal/jabian-journal-spring-2014-main/ While you’re there, please take a look at the article I co-authored called, “Effective Communication Through Visual Storytelling” (the link will take you directlyto a PDF version). I’ve recently been making a study of how to use visuals more effectively in my training materials, presentations and project deliverables, and in this article […]
Occasionally, an analyst will encounter a stakeholder who wants to prescribe the detailed solution on day one. What then? Here are a couple techniques that have served me well over the years.
The model that really matters is the one that people have in their minds. All other models and documentation exist only to get the right model into the right mind at the right time.
– Paul Oldfield