[UPDATED] Watch 48 in 24 videos: Tips, interviews, behind the scenes

Update: We added links to all the videos. We're locking ourselves into the studio for 24 hours straight, to record 48 interviews that will help you become a better screencaster and visual communicator...and will give you an inside look at the people who make the magic at TechSmith. We've lined up a lot of great guests (see the schedule below!), from industry experts to customers to TechSmithies. During each 30-minute slot, we'll spend part of the time connecting with each guest and fielding Continue reading

Tune in – We’re Making 48 Videos in 24 Hours

UPDATE: All 48 videos are now available for viewing. Remember, back in school, when you'd pull an all-nighter and try to learn and cram as much information in 24 hours as you possibly could? Well, we're going to do that on February 27th at TechSmith! We're going to pull an all-nighter and make videos to share our tips and tricks with you, show you the people who work at TechSmith, and give you some insider tips on being better visual communicators. This isn't the first time we've done something Continue reading

Tweeteorologists Predict the Weather One Tweet at a Time

David Drobny is a lawyer, husband, coach, and father of two. Similarly, Will Minkoff runs a dental practice, is a husband and also a father of two. However, when David and Will aren't working, they moonlight as weather gurus. Together, they spend their time relaying forecasts and severe weather information, answering weather-related questions for friends and fans, and assisting the National Weather Service as social media coordinators for metro Nashville and the adjacent county to the south. David Continue reading

Dan Roam’s European training – Plus an analysis of his video

On the January episode of the Forge, we talked with author and visual thinker Dan Roam about visual thinking and how it helps make our ideas and communication clearer. Dan let us know about an upcoming opportunity. He's hosting a Visual Thinking training this summer in London and Berlin (Sorry for everyone in the US, but if there's enough interest, maybe we can convince him to do one stateside. Or you can check out our interview with Dan or his Napkin Academy). Register for Dan's training London Continue reading

Thursday on The Forge: #VizLit13 Recap with Brandy Agerbeck, Ryan Coleman, Karl Gude and Jamie Nast

This week on The Forge, we'll be recapping our experience at the Visual Thinking & Literacy Conference (#vizlit13) last weekend in Birmingham, MI, plus making a very special announcement about a certain very special annual event here at TechSmith HQ. Click here to tune in LIVE at 2pm ET on Thursday, April 18 The conference was an absolute blast; a one-day affair + a one evening happy hour to start in lovely Birmingham, Michigan. Focusing on visual approaches to thinking and communication, Continue reading

Breaking Down Language Barriers with Visual Communication

Genevieve Hartman is the vice president of educational content at BrightBytes, an educational analytics company. BrightBytes captures the link between school technology use and student achievement. Their platform measures students’ and teachers’ use of and access to technology at school and at home. They then help schools decide on the appropriate next steps to close any gaps. Recommendations can be professional development programs, policy changes, or other projects that the school might take Continue reading

The Forge with special guest Dan Roam

I'm not going to pull any punches, I am super excited about the next episode of the Forge. Over the last few years I have worked hard to integrate more visuals into all of my work. I have practiced and read books, I've even presented at a conference or two. I've still have a lot to learn, and think everyone can benefit from becoming more visual. Click here for live stream at 2pm ETThat's why I am so excited that Dan Roam is joining us on January 17, 2012 Live on the Forge. (add to your calendar Continue reading