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A Beautiful Timeline Visualisation: TimelineJS by VéritéCo

Last week, as I was looking for good websites and twitter users to follow the students’ movement in Quebec, its support by and links to the other worldwide opposition movements, and to try to assess how it could evolve, I found this really useful, informative and beautiful website displaying a timeline of the events done by Xavier K.Continue reading A Beautiful Timeline Visualisation: TimelineJS by VéritéCo

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Water Security Maps

You will find below a selection of maps related to global water security, which are useful for both analysis and delivery of products.
Maps are both necessary tools for analysis and crucial delivery visuals for our foresight and warning products. They constitute a category of delivery form, which can, furthermore, be combined with other categories to suit at best our needs. … Continue reading Water Security Maps

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Pearltrees: a multifunction visual bibliographic tool

While preparing the bibliography on energy security foresight, I was wondering if it would be useful to also apply a visually appealing approach to bibliographies, which would then be conceptualized as a product.
As usual, there is no simple answer to this question, and if the classical bibliography will most probably have to be kept for a while, … Continue reading Pearltrees: a multifunction visual bibliographic tool

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Images to illustrate Complexity Science & Strategic Foresight and Warning

Images related to complexity science I found useful in putting together a presentation dealing with Strategic Foresight and Warning and Complexity … Continue reading Images to illustrate Complexity Science & Strategic Foresight and Warning

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Featured Images, Symbols & Foresight Product: the Example of The Chronicles of Everstate

(updated 17 April 2012)
When an image is featured and is meant to represent the totality of a foresight or anticipatory product, or a large section of it, it must capture the gist of the product. Symbols and symbolism are then crucial to transmit messages. This importance of symbols should anyway be considered for any use of image (as well as when developing a scenario narrative, … Continue reading Featured Images, Symbols & Foresight Product: the Example of The Chronicles of Everstate

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Visual Tools and Design for Foresight Products

Delivery to clients of strategic foresight and warning (SF&W) or futures related products is, as we saw, a crucial part of the overall SF&W process. Without delivery, there is neither warning nor foresight, however accurate and brilliant the underlying analyses.
As crucial, although very difficult to achieve, is the fact that clients or customers must pay heed to the foresight product or to the warning. … Continue reading Visual Tools and Design for Foresight Products

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An Experiment with Infomous Clouds

An Experiment with Infomous Clouds
In the framework of our experiments with new tools for both horizon scanning and delivery to clients, started with Paper.li that led to the creation of the Weekly, here is a cool way to use clouds with Infomous (used, for example, by The Economist). … Continue reading An Experiment with Infomous Clouds

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