This tip comes from Director of Global Process Ownership, Mark Gunn, and VP of Autodesk Labs, Brian Mathews.
So we’ve all been there: you’ve just finished a long meeting, the white board is covered in flow charts and lists, documenting everything that has just been agreed, and now everybody is leaving the room, and somebody (i.e., you) needs to record it.
Well this tip will get the contents of the white board recorded electronically and shared without laborious Microsoft Office Drawing. It seems like a lot of steps, but in fact really only takes about 5 minutes.
- Capture white board notes with your camera phone.
- Send your images to your laptop/PC via Bluetooth (or email).
- Use the free Autodesk DWF Writer to create a DWF file from the image.
- Go to the free Project Freewheel server at http://freewheel.labs.autodesk.com and click the “Open…” icon and upload the DWF.
- Use the “Email this view…” icon to send a link to all of the meeting attendees. They don’t need any software to view the DWF, and you don’t need to clog email with attachments as you’ll only be sending a link.
There, you’re done. The contents of the white board is recorded and distributed.
For the latest information on Project Freewheel, see Scott Sheppard's It's Alive in the Lab blog.