Tag Archives: information graphics

A happy group of castaways

When your plane has crashed in the ocean…

A happy group of castaways
Why not order something from the menu or strike up a game of cards? After all it's going to be a while before rescue arrives. The history of airline safety cards is an interesting study in illustration. My conclusion is that ditching in the ocean was WAY more fun before I started flying. We recently worked with Safeair Media in Seattle to develop a clear and informative style that emphasizes critical actions over details of plane upholstery, race, or gender. The goal was to minimize any non-essential Read more
procurement visual

Corporate procurement visualization

procurement visual
As a company grows larger, the purchasing function becomes more complex and important. The goal is to efficiently buy materials and services to eliminate wasteful spending and improve the supply chain. The following series shows the evolution of our visual representation of procurement used in an SAP software implementation. Read more
a national infrastructure model

Business case stories are very persuasive when illustrated

a national infrastructure model
If you're trying to convince an audience that your approach works, it helps to use a good case story. Illustrating those cases can add the interest of a graphic novel, without being super nerdy about it. While working with the Forest Service we developed a series of cases describing the benefits of cloud-based collaborative mapping data, or geospatial data. Here are a few examples. As we discussed the benefits and opportunities, additional applications came to light for Read more

Visual depiction of ITIL service request framework

The USDA Forest Service contacted me to help in describing their improved approach to managing thousands of technical service requests. Our Forest Service manages land resources across the country, and the requests coming into the CIO vary widely from mobile land radio support in remote woodlands to more common requests for software and hardware upgrades and management. Read more

Photo information graphic examples

I found this information graphic design website today and I'm adding it to our collection of resource suggestions. Some clients, like Accenture, prefer to use photo images in their information graphics. Although they probably don't need to know about Bigfoot sightings in doing their global work. Read more