Learning Styles and Visualization

People have different learning styles. Not everyone thinks visually, although most people do. This is important for game developers like Andromeda Simulations to remember, because we specialize in the visual display of information. But we also have to pay attention … Read More »

The New Logo for Income-Outcome

We are slowly changing over from the old logo (left) to a new one (right). You can see certain similarities – the blue/green which are prominent in our game boards and our pieces, the I and O with a slash … Read More »

Infographics to Develop Business Acumen

This week’s edition of The Economist has an interesting review of three books on infographics (“Winds of change”). Beginning with a mention of William Playfair, the Scottish engineer who created the bar chart, pie chart and line graph, the article … Read More »

Business Acumen – can it be taught?

Business acumen is “keenness and speed in understanding and deciding on a business situation.” Companies want to develop these traits, especially in their senior managers – but also in the workforce at large. Most companies would like a corporate culture that nurtures … Read More »

Business Acumen – what is it?

The lexicon of the Financial Times defines business acumen as “keenness and speed in understanding and deciding on a business situation.” It goes on to clarify: “In practice, people with business acumen are thought of as having business ‘sense’ or business ‘smarts’.” … Read More »

Income/Outcome considered as a war game

Income/Outcome is a hands-on board game business simulation that puts players into C-level roles running their own business. They become entrepreneurial executives, their teams become corporate giants, and the classroom becomes an entire industry. Income/Outcome is a team competition that … Read More »