Visual Engineer has developed specific visual ways of approaching the work, for use in addressing how to: define your vision, generate ideas, solve problems and build teams; find overarching objectives, devise strategic plans; make decisions; undertake marketing research and discovery.
Current working environments are dominated by facts, statistics, plans, methods, budgets and deadlines. No matter what sector your work involves, whether technology, financial services, the public sector or in the manufacture of products - visual thinking and communication can help you and your colleagues be more effective. In business it often happens that you realize - in retrospect – that while you were working on a certain project you forgot to make time to step back and look at the big picture.
Just a few of the advantages that Visual Communication can offer in business settings and organizations include the following; it is a great way:
- for people to get involved and participate.
- to clearly define goals. The approach stimulates creativity.
The exercises provide participants clarity, inspiration and direction, helping them to see more possibilities and solutions. They often experience a more expansive sense of autonomy in relation to solutions to the problems they face in their work. The exercises also help:
- tell the story of your plan, and identify pitfalls or problems, areas of overlap and ways that some people or parts of the plan depend upon other people or parts of the plan.
- create a strong sense of involvement through the physical interactions within the group and group brain-storming.
- encourage a more close-knit, personal working environment.
- stimulate greater involvement in decision-making processes.
- clarify and expand the capacity to compare options.
- clarify the consequences of decisions.
- expand the capacity to identify patterns.
- provide insight into the behavior of the client and stimulate a more customer-oriented approach in the way you do business.
- Visual techniques may meet specific needs and help clearly identify the characteristics of specific or certain kinds of information embedded in a large mass of data. Visualization can also: help identify relationships among various causes of problems.
- Visual exercises offer the potential for: greater insight into aspects of an endeavor or process, and keep everyone up-to-date and focused on progress!