How does one begin to process twenty plus sessions plus a book full of notes from South by Southwest Interactive? My choice, a word cloud, which gives greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in source text (a.k.a. session notes). A pretty accurate visual hierarchy of thoughts.
As you can see from the prominent words, the sessions that I attended focused primarily on online brand communities, customer relations and a broad range of social media/mobile topics. (whew, glad it skipped all of the “I heart Conan” doodles).
It’s a fantastic mix-up of words to describe elements of my role here at CM as well as areas that we’re always looking to knock out of the park for our clients, too.
We use After Effects expressions for all of our video graphics. It’s a very versatile tool that allows anyone with a passing understanding of Photoshop