Senior VP of Sales

Branden Elwell becomes Senior VP of Sales at VisualCue

We’ve spent months interviewing amazing people, trying to find the right person to bring VisualCue to those businesses where we can do the most good.

Well, the search is over.

The first thing you notice when you meet Branden is the energy. It’s infectious. It’s an excited feeling that  has you leaning forward in your chair, elbows on your knees, foot bouncing excitedly. Within a moment you feel as though you’ve been friends for years and are ready to take on the world together.

That’s the kind of mentality you want in your new Senior VP of Sales. Branden came aboard with the VisualCrew this week and I had the opportunity to talk with him about his experiences and what he wants to accomplish as part of the Crew.

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The Great Wave off Kanagawa - Katsushika Hokusai

The Problem with Data Visualization: Old Ships.

So-called modern data visualization software isn’t anything of the kind. They use outdated methods and are inadequate to the task of providing immediate, valuable insight into the new world of data.

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Vannevar Bush

He’s one of those people who seems to have faded, unjustly, into historical obscurity. But Vannevar Bush was perhaps one of the most important figures of the 20th century. He began the long collaboration between government, industry and academia that has led to some of the greatest inventions and breakthroughs of the modern age. Digital circuits and the atomic bomb are just two results from his work.

In 1945, he published an article in The Atlantic Monthly called “As We May Think.” Some say it was this article that inspired a young Ted Nelson (or Doug Engelbart, depending on who you read) with the idea for the hyperlink, an innovation that irrevocably changed the world.Read more

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VisualCue 2.2

This past weekend, we updated our platform to VisualCue 2.2

In addition to the normal housecleaning activities (fixing the bugs and making general performance upgrades) the latest and greatest version comes with plenty of user-requested upgrades and features. Here’s the rundown.

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