Mindjet announced today that it has hired two new vice presidents – a VP of marketing and a VP of products. In the company’s news release, it states that it has made these hires to “prepare for web expansion.” It would appear that the company plans to launch a new web-based visual mapping tool.
Archives for May 2008
A few weeks ago, I pointed to a post by Shelly Hadyuk from TheBrain Technologies, in which she made the case that traditional hierarchical mind maps may not be the best way to present complex information and knowledge. This post generated more comments than any other in the history of this blog (22 to date). Most readers agreed with Shelly’s assessment, and were excited at the prospect of being able to represent more complex relationships in their visual maps. Here is a sampling of reader comments.
I recently posted a review of ConceptDraw MINDMAP Pro 5 to my InnovationTools website. Read on to learn all about the new features and functionality of this new version, and why I consider it to be an excellent tool for business users, especially in the areas of project management, brainstorming and adept handling of mind maps and linked sub-maps.
Mind Technologies just announced to its resellers that it will launch a new version 10 of Visual Mind on May 30, 2008. Enhancements include: A ribbon toolbar, which will expose more of the program’s tools to users. The image library is now categorized by type, and you can create an image "favorites" group for quick […]
In the transition from the industrial age to the information age, we are now faced with a growing volume of visual, non-linear information. But as a society, we are largely visually illiterate. Dave Gray, writing in his CommunicationNation blog, recently touched on this apparent paradox. In this post, Dave is writing about PowerPoint, a visually-oriented […]
Gideon King has announced that NovaMind 4 will soon be updated with several improvements that will enable users to enhance the look of their mind maps: The ability to fit branch images automatically into the branch (scaling them to fit) The ability to fill the branch with the image (cropping as necessary) The ability to […]
Visual mapping is growing in importance, so it’s not surprising that it finally has its own conference. Fellow blogger Dr. Brian Friedlander has launched the IQ Visual Mapping Conference, which will be held October 3-4, 2008 at the College of St. Elizabeth in Morristown, NJ, USA (in close proximity to the New York City and […]
Mindjet, the developer of the popular MindManager mind mapping software, announced today that it has acquired JCVGantt Pro 3 from Gantt Solution. This MindManager add-in makes it very easy for project managers to transform the tasks in their maps into Gantt bar charts – a key tool for project planners. JCVGantt Pro 3 will now […]
About a month ago, I asked the community of bloggers who cover mind mapping software to give me their perspectives on how this type of productivity tool can help you to recession-proof your career. Here’s what they had to say.
During the last year and a half, a number of web-based tools for mind mapping have evolved quickly into competent business applications. Several of them are now approaching the functionality of desktop mind mapping software. I’ve been planning to create a comparison chart that details how the offerings of each of the major developers of […]