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.
Here are 8 powerful ways in which you can use mind maps with customers to delight and impress them.
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.
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.