The developers of XMIND recently released version 3.0.3 of the increasingly popular mind mapping program, which offers a number of new and improved features.
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If you’re considering purchasing a mind mapping program to do presentations, the commercial software programs available today vary significantly in their capabilities. Here is some the functionality you should look for, along with brief descriptions of the 3 programs that I think do the best job of enabling map-based presentations.
As some of you may know, I am the founder and editor of InnovationTools.com, the world’s largest innovation website. I have just launched a new creativity survey that I thought would be of interest to you.
Many mind mapping programs enable you to add a background image or pattern to your mind maps, to enhance their visual appeal and branding. But this functionality is among the hardest to use effectively. Here are some practical tips to add impact to your maps, through creative use of backgrounds.
Headspace is a visual outliner for the iPhone and iPod Touch that offers some cool 3D effects and the ability to link disparate topics to one another. In this review, we’ll take a look at the most notable features of this visually stunning application, as well as make you aware of several minor shortcomings.
Mindsystems Pty. Ltd., a MindManager reseller located in Australia, recently launched a new program called Amode that takes the idea of visual mapping in an exciting new direction. In the process, it they have fashioned an integrated set of information management tools that will be very much appreciated by anyone who manages projects or large quantities of information.
Several months ago, I shared with you 10 ways in which you can utilize mind mapping software to rethink your business, leap ahead of your competitors and delight your customers. Here are 7 more strategies for your consideration.
To be most effective, your mind maps must communicate clearly and with impact to the people with whom you’re sharing them. Here are some tips on how to quickly maximize the visual appeal and persuasive power of your next mind map.
CS Odessa, the developer of ConceptDraw MINDMAP, has released a purpose-built version of it – ConceptDraw Mindmap for Projects – that is specially tailored to the needs of project management. It does this by integrating capabilities from ConceptDraw MINDMAP and the developer’s ConceptDraw PROJECT into a single, seamless application.