ThinkBuzan recently announced that Tony Buzan, the inventor of mind mapping, will be coming to the U.S. in May to host a variety of exclusive talks, training events and accredited courses.
The results are now in on the Most Improved Mind Mapping Survey of 2009. The winner is… well, actually, you’ll have to read the blog post to discover who the winner is, and who appears to be gaining fast on the front-runner!
‘Tis the season to be generous. Please support Robin Capper’s efforts to raise money for the micro-lending non-profit website Kiva by participating in his eBay auction for one licensed copy of MindManager 8.
Vic Gee, author of the Mind Mapping Blog, recently announced a contest that I wish I had thought of: He’s looking for BIG IDEAS that will help to drive exponential growth in the number of people doing mind mapping.
In a recent blog post, Brett Bumeter took Mindjet, the developer or MindManager 7, to task for not keeping pace with users’ changing needs. That, however, is not the focus of this post. Rather, what I’d like to do here is take some of Brett’s key points and issue a challenge to all developers of mind mapping software. I believe that he has identified some real needs here that ought to be addressed by them.
Thank you to all of the visual mappers who submitted entries for the opportunity to win a free copy of my popular e-book, Power Tips & Strategies for Mind Mapping Software. The stories were so good that it was hard for me to choose just one winner. That’s why I decided to choose three: Lee […]
Last week, I needed to create a diagram for a new e-book I’m working on. I needed to depict the flow of information into and out of a mind map, and I needed to get this illustration done in a hurry. Sounds like a perfect job for SmartDraw. So I opened up the new 2008 […]
In my recent "Hot or Not" survey, the ribbon toolbar was rated the least popular of 19 features. In addition, based on what I’ve read in several online discussion groups, it appears that users have a love-hate relationship with this dramatic new productivity feature, which is available in MindManager and NovaMind. I’m not quite sure […]
In my recent “What’s Hot or Not” survey, I asked readers of this blog to rate a series of mind mapping software features on a scale of one to 10, where one equals "not hot" and 10 equals "hot." Sort of like the popular site that enables visitors to rank pictures of men and women […]
2008 is off to a great start for me, and I’m in a giving mood today. I have decided to give away one free copy of my popular e-book, Power Tips & Strategies for Mind Mapping Software Second Edition, to a deserving reader. It contains a wealth of ideas, strategies and best practices that can […]