12 ways to build a hyper-efficient work breakdown structure

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Mind mapping software can help teams do a more effective and comprehensive job of create a work breakdown structure (WBS) – a key project planning document that is pivotal to project success. Here are 12 ways it can supercharge project planning and execution.

MeisterTask: Web-based collaborative task management done right


MeisterTask is a new web-based, collaborative task management tool that integrates seamlessly with the popular MindMeister mind mapping application to enable you to turn your ideas into action. In this product review, we’ll take a closer look at how MeisterTask works, and how it can be useful for small project teams.

Creativity: How to connect the dots – visually!

how to connect the dots - visually

In today’s world of accelerating innovation, new ideas are more valuable than ever. Most ideas don’t come from bolts out of the blue but by connecting previously unrelated bits of information together in creative ways – “connecting the dots,” so to speak. That plays to several of the strengths of mind mapping software, making it an excellent creativity tool.

12 reasons you need to get off the fence and use mind mapping software for project management

project management with mind mapping software

As the speed of business continues to increase and projects become more complex, project managers need better tools to help them plan, implement, monitor project status and communicate effectively with team members and stakeholders. Here are 12 ways mind mapping software can help you step up to the plate and meet these growing challenges.

How to upgrade your project management skills with mind mapping software


Project management is one of its most practical and powerful applications, but it’s also one of the least understood. That’s why I created a new online course that’s focused on how to use mind mapping software for project management. It’s available now!

Visual project management: From mind map to GANTT chart

Visual project management - from mind map to GANTT chart

To help you better understand the relationship between mind mapping software and project management, I have created an infographic that helps you understand how task data gets mapped over to a visual timeline.

9 mind maps for exceptional project management

mind maps for project management

Mind mapping software can be used in a myriad of ways to streamline project management. It’s not only valuable for project planning, but also execution and analysis. In his new book, Mind Maps for Effective Project Management, Maneesh Dutt outlines 9 types of mind maps that can help you streamline your project management processes and increase your odds of success.

Visual project management comes of age: An interview with Paul Williams

visual project management

In recent years, visual project management has emerged as a set of tools and techniques that help project managers to make sense of and manage large, complex projects more effectively. Paul R. Williams, PMP has written a new book entitled Visual Project Management that can help us better understand what they are and when and where to employ them when managing projects. I recently interviewed him to learn more about these tools, techniques and visual frameworks, and why they work so well.

Bizz Draw app simplifies sketching of over 100 business concepts

Bizz Draw for sketching

If you are new to sketching or sketchnoting, it’s often hard to know what symbols you should draw to represent certain business ideas or concepts. Thankfully, there is now an app for that.

Project management with mind mapping software e-course (coming soon!)

project management for mind mapping software

Project management is one of the most practical and powerful applications of mind mapping software, but it’s also one of the least understood. That’s why I’m now producing an e-course that will teach you all you need to be effective.