What inspires you about mind mapping? Please share your thoughts!
Archives for February 2010
The ability to present information visually, in a meaningful and compelling way, is growing in importance in our increasingly complex world. But how much of this ability do you innately possess? Take this little quiz to find out!
Using mind mapping software to take notes during business meetings can be very distracting. Here are 6 powerful strategies for getting around this common objection.
I don’t get it. Mind mapping your meeting notes during business meetings, that is. I use mind mapping for many things, but that’s not one of them. What am I missing? How do you use this technique successfully to capture notes in meetings? Please share your thoughts!
Scenario planning – envisioning potential futures for your organization – is a powerful application of mind mapping software, which enables you to lay out the factors, potential outcomes, risks and opportunities the the future may hold, so you can begin preparing for the most likely outcomes today. Here’s how to create a scenario map using mind mapping software.
Think Buzan (formerly Buzan Online) just released iMindMap for iPhone today, which faithfully captures the organic feel of its desktop big brother on Apple’s popular mobile platform. What’s even more remarkable is that the developer is giving it away for free, as part of its mission to spread the influence of mind mapping worldwide.
BossDev, the developer of Spinscape, recently released version 2.0 with a wealth of new and improved features in a polished, fast and intuitive user interface. It also includes some exciting new capabilities that push the envelope of what’s possible with mind mapping applications. Here’s a review of its most exciting new features.
In 2007, I conducted a survey of mind mapping software users that gave the world a glimpse into the power and flexibility of this type of productivity tool. It’s now time to get a fresh snapshot at the state of your usage of mind mapping software.
The large screen of Apple’s recently announced iPad device should make it an awesome platform for mind mapping. One developer is already in the process of moving his popular app over to this exciting new device.
PEST analysis an help you to better understand the range of trends, influences and forces that may represent either threats or opportunities to your firm. This planning is especially well-suited to mind mapping because it gives you a valuable “at a glance” look at the trends and forces affecting your business enviroment.