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 »

“Autonomy” in Visual Finance

Hewlett-Packard is in the news at the moment over a reassessment of the value of UK-based Autonomy which it bought last year. Autonomy is a world leader in “meaning-based computing”, the analysis and use of all the unstructured information that … 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 »

Visual Finance – using the VF app in the classroom

A good workshop on business finance or business acumen helps participants develop a better understanding of financial statements – their structure, their interconnections, their uses and their limitations. This in turn creates better flows of information, better decision-making, and better … Read More »