Jamie Nast, who wrote the excellent book Idea Mapping and conducts numerous training sessions on visual mapping, offers a highly portable tool that you can use to produce colorful, creative maps just about anywhere – the Idea Mapping Kit.
Archives for October 2009
Mind mapping software is incredibly versatile. Here is a map that shows the many business and personal applications for which you can use this powerful type of productivity software.
Social Media Chat is an online community that is devoted to discussing social media and how it can be applied to business. The group runs a Ning forum, as well as a weekly 2-hour chat via Twitter. Yesterday, the group focused on “mind mapping 101,” and I was the invited guest expert.
ConceptDraw MINDMAP 6 is a fully-featured mind mapping program that historically has been one of the best for power users. But a review of this new version uncovered a few rough spots in an otherwise well-designed program.
Andrew Wilcox, a UK-based MindManager trainer and mind mapping expert, has created an ambitious collaborative mind map that attempts to document the strengths and weaknesses of every mind mapping program – and you’re invited to contribute to it.
Most people don’t normally associate mind mapping software with making money. But the fact is, it can have a real impact on your bottom line. Here’s how.
Brainstorming – developing and capturing creative ideas – is a primary use of mind mapping software. Here are 5 mind mapping tools that do the best job of supporting brainstorming, in my opinion
MindMeister recently launched a new app for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Geistesblitz – a tool for capturing your ideas on the fly that has been bundled with the developer’s popular web-based mind mapping tool – is now available as a separate app.
How are you using web-based mind mapping software in your work or life? What unique capabilities or advantages does it offer to you? Please share your stories and experiences.
MindGenius Ltd. recently launched MindGenius 3.0, a new version of its flagship mind mapping program, that offers numerous worthwhile enhancements that should be of interest to business users.