Are you a visual sort of person? Into mindmaps? Looking for a more intuitive way to view your relationships, from your social networks the categories on your business website? Then I think you're going to like Constellation Custom, a new app from Vancouver tech startup Asterisq.
To show you what it does, here's a screenshot of my own Twitter mention map for my copywriting company profile.
Neat, eh? Here's how it works embedded in a website to make it easy to browse through categories of content:
Pretty cool, eh? And it can pull in thousands of nodes of data, so it's pretty scalable.
I got to talk with Business Development and Operations manager John Gray about where they're headed. The venture is a partnership between Gray, Asterisq founder Daniel McLaren and Travis Cote. "We have a global client base, and have our hands in a variety of verticals including financial services, advertising and marketing agencies, government and NGO's and communications. We're playing with the notion of 'delivering visual intelligence'. It's about exploring & engaging data - seeing connections & relationships in a different context and in a more meaningful way."