Technology has caused numerous changes in the ways we live and work. The same is true in the world of project management, according to Donald Maciver.
Visual brainstorming and collaboration applications are wonderful tools for distributed teams to ideate and develop ideas. But a recent review of developer websites shows that customers are using these tools for far more than just noodling new ideas and solutions.
If you wanted to create a website review checklist, a mind map probably wouldn’t be the first format that comes to mind. But for Gill Andrews, a web consultant for small businesses and solopreneurs, it represents an elegant tool to help bloggers and website owners to tackle this huge project in an orderly way.
Here’s what you need to know about running a strategic planning session with mind mapping software. This article, number 3 in a series, explores how to select a facilitator, venue and mind mapping software that supports your needs.
In January, Scottish software developer MindGenius launched Barvas, an ambitious web-based platform designed around the needs of ad hoc project managers. I recently caught up with CEO Ashley Marron and founder Donald Maciver to learn more about the thinking behind Barvas and what this means to the future direction of the company. Chuck Frey: What’s changing in […]
Payman Taei, the founder of Visme, is the host of a new video series called Make Information Beautiful that aims to educate the average user on the principles of effective design.
Mind mapping software can bring numerous advantages to the strategic planning process. In this article, the second in our series on how to run planning workshops, we’ll investigate seven specific advantages it offers compared to traditional methods like whiteboarding.
Whiteboards and flipcharts have been the standard planning and thinking tools for most businesses since the 1960s. Mind mapping software offers a more efficient alternative.
Have you ever been stumped by a creative challenge? Maybe you just need to look at it from a new, creative perspective with this simple mind map.
If you use mind mapping software to capture ideas from individual or team brainstorming sessions, you need to look for a program that supports emergent structure – one that enables you to hold off on structuring your ideas as long as possible. XMind 8 and ConceptDraw MINDMAP 9 are two programs that support this flexible model of brainstorming.