The meeting map is the heart of VTF and the payoff
for visual mediation
continually updated in real|
Designing on the fly is a never
not minutes or a transcript|
The visual representation of a meeting can take place at different levels:
meeting map <- we are here
high level text|
The meeting map is designed for rapid scanning so that it can be referred to in the heat of a meeting; in other words, it is ...
complete enough to be useful and concise
enough to be quickly comprehended by the participants|
Obviously this is a fine line which the skilled facilitator dances with balance, and dance it he/she must, for exactly here is the structuring of information for instant use by telegroups! To do this dance effectively calls for clarity and synopsis; toward this end the facilitator uses graphic devices from maps to help organize the display.
employ graphic devices from maps|
Devices like spatial arrangement of text, variation in fonts, line networks, small sketches
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