How a #graphicrecording created in 2015 continues to provide on-going value for the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) today…

Pleased to be able to share this feedback from Sarah Fry of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) about the long-term value she has received from a graphic recording Crackerjack created  back in 2015: “In 2015 when we were planning our conference, we wanted to do something different.  Something that delegates would remember and something thatContinue reading “How a #graphicrecording created in 2015 continues to provide on-going value for the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) today…”

Hand-drawn animation used to visualise #goodhydration key messages for Oxford Patient Safety #communicate #engage #NHS

Crackerjack recently spent some time with Oxford Medical Illustration (@OMINHS) to develop six short videos for Oxford Patient Safety featuring our hand-drawn animations on the theme of ensuring elderly patients receive good hydration throughout their time in care and rehabilitation. The benefits of good hydration are well researched and documented and the video provides anContinue reading “Hand-drawn animation used to visualise #goodhydration key messages for Oxford Patient Safety #communicate #engage #NHS”

Great afternoon facilitating an event for Travis Perkins PLC #communicate #engage

Really enjoyed designing and facilitating an event for Travis Perkins PLC yesterday. The outputs from the event will be used for a variety of purposes including helping me design a rich picture showing the benefits to internal and external customers of a new system being launched in the coming months. This has been a reallyContinue reading “Great afternoon facilitating an event for Travis Perkins PLC #communicate #engage”

Getting ready to start a MAGNET whiteboard explainer animation for Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust #NHS #NUH #MAGNET #animation

All set to strat creating a whiteboard explainer animation video for Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust to provide an overview of their approach to achieving MAGNET accreditation. Step 1: lay down the scripted voiceover that we’ve been working on… If you are interested in finding out more about whiteboard explainer videos, please CONTACT US.

1 hour to draw a global IT strategy for a CIO! #visualthinking #graphicrecording

Today I’m off to spend 1 hour with the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Interflora’s owner FTD Companies. In that hour I’ll be capturing his vision for the companies global IT strategy using the trusty visual thinking tools of pens and paper. Ironic given that it’s an IT strategy!   Should be fun! John

Getting ready to turn an #idea into a #richpicture

This is the exciting part of many of my projects: the initial design stage. I’ve met with my client, understood what they want to communicate and who they want to engage with through the finalised rich picture I will produce. Now it’s time to turn the initial idea into the finished product! Time to getContinue reading “Getting ready to turn an #idea into a #richpicture”

“An idea that remains trapped in your head serves no purpose” #visualthinking #communicate

An idea that remains trapped in your head serves no purpose. The above is rather a blunt statement – but is intrinsically true. If you have a great idea but are not able to articulate it to others or implement it by yourself, then nothing will have been gained by having an idea that couldContinue reading ““An idea that remains trapped in your head serves no purpose” #visualthinking #communicate”

New clients this week: Rolls Royce, Garlands Corporate and The Children’s Trust #visualthinking #communication #engage

Crackerjack is very pleased to be working with the following new clients on various visual thinking projects: To find out how we can help your organisation, please CONTACT US.

Crackerjack commissioned to create a strategic vision rich picture for The Nottingham Building Society #visualthinking #engage #thenottingham

Crackerjack Visual Thinking is pleased to share that we have been commissioned to create a rich picture detailing The Nottingham’s strategic vision. The new image will have an underlying theme sharing the benefits of mutuality for customers, members and staff alongside several other key elements important to the success of the organisation and its’ members.Continue reading “Crackerjack commissioned to create a strategic vision rich picture for The Nottingham Building Society #visualthinking #engage #thenottingham”