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Subject:Re: Information Mapping From:Niki Dow <NikiDow -at- RINGWOOD -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 23 Dec 1998 17:12:28 -0000
It's unlikely that you would find all the required information in one
"untrademarked" place. You'd have to do what the IM and other guys did and
trawl through the reams of established research works into the subject
matter (including cognitive psychology and all that jazz!)
From: William G Meisheid <wgm -at- SAGELINE -dot- COM>
To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU <TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU>
Date: 23 December 1998 17:05
Subject: Re: Information Mapping
>>I gave her my opinion--that, although I'm no expert on the subect,
>information mapping seems to be an attempt to package and sell (and
>trademark) common sense techniques that good communicators have been
>using for a long time...BUT that the concepts and techniques that are
>collectively called info. mapping are valuable, because they help
>organize and convey information efficiently. I told her I definitely
>try to use these methods whenever I can and gave her some examples.
>Where would you find a cogent presentation of the principals outside
>of the packaged and trademarked IM approach?
>William Meisheid "Thoughts still and always in progress"
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