From Mind Mapping Soft­ware Blog: As we all struggle to cope with infor­ma­tion over­load and help lead our orga­ni­za­tions into the future, a new type of person is emerging – a rare breed who can cut through the clutter and get to the essence of a chal­lenge or oppor­tu­nity, and can see it with a remark­able level of clarity. Visual thinking expert David Armano calls them “synthe­sizers.”

Shifts in tech­nology and human behavior are creating the need for ‘synthe­sizers’ – people who can filter through the ambient noise being gener­ated in fast-moving busi­ness envi­ron­ments and distill thinking into clear and action­able insights, ideas and strate­gies – which ulti­mately informs creative and inno­v­a­tive problem solving.” · Go to Are you a synthe­sizer? →