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.
CS Odessa, the developers of ConceptDraw MINDMAP, recently announced a new free plug-in from its ConceptDraw Solution Park that enables users of the mind mapping program to conduct remote presentations via Skype.
I was recently excited to learn that CS Odessa has released an app in its Solution Park called Note Exchange that enables users of ConceptDraw MINDMAP program to send part or all of their mind maps to Evernote – my favorite writing platform and personal information capture tool. Unfortunately, it fell short of my expectations.
BiggerPlate.com, the world’s largest mind map gallery on the web, recently added ConceptDraw MINDMAP to the list of mind mapping software programs it supports.
Twitter intergration has finally come to the world of mind mapping software, thanks to CS Odessa’s new MindTweet plug-in for ConceptDraw MINDMAP 7. This new tool enables you to brainstorm, organize and send Twitter messages from within the program.
IdeaMapper is a promising mind mapping app for the iPad that offers a unique interface that replicates the process of creating a mind map on a white board – complete with colored markers and a dry eraser!
CS Odessa, the developer of ConceptDraw MINDMAP, announced earlier this week that it has launched version 2 of MindWave, a free gadget that enables you to create collaborative mind maps within Google Wave.
CS Odessa has announced the release of a new Google Desktop Search plug-in for ConceptDraw MINDMAP. The plug-in is available at no charge to current users of the program.
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.
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