Mind mapping software can significantly improve your effectiveness, so much so that you really ought to consider making it a key tool in your personal productivity arsenal. Here are 10 reasons why you should incorporate this technology into your workflow.
A master map is a map of all of your mind maps. In other words, it’s a single mind map that enables you to organize and quickly access all of the visual diagrams you have created with your mind mapping software. It enables you to organize your knowledge and projects in a way that makes the most sense to you – in other words, a visual representation of your work. This simple repository of links to your mind maps (and other files) can provide you with a quantum leap in productivity.
MindManager 8 is a giant leap forward for business users of visual mapping. Its well-designed integrated workspace, database connectivity and vastly improved map sharing and collaboration capabilities will save you time and should take your productivity to a whole new level. Read on for a detailed review of MindManager 8’s groundbreaking new features.
MindManager Web takes the MindManager experience and places it within the browser. Mindjet obviously invested a lot of time in user interface design, to ensure that this would be a highly functional, easy-to-use tool.
What are the defining characteristics of an excellent software-produced mind map? Readers of this blog generously shared their thoughts!
The Buzan organization recently released a beta of iMindMap 3. Here’s a detailed review of what is new in this version, and how it benefits business users.
This post explores a concept called “successive approximation” from Dave Gray’s fascinating new book about visual thinking, Marks and Meaning, that can help you to become a better visual mapper.
Dave Gray, the founder and Chairman of XPLANE (a firm that has great expertise in communicating complex concepts and processes visually), has published a pre-release version of his new book, Marks and Meaning. It’s a fascinating read, one which I highly recommend.
Hand-drawn mind maps have a rich history and are widely used today, thanks to the pioneering work of people like Tony Buzan, who has written many books and speaks widely on the subject. They are a powerful, colorful and memorable way to represent ideas and information. But they only scratch the surface of what’s possible with today’s mind mapping software. Here are 10 unique capabilities that mind mapping software offers, on top of the advantages of hand-drawn visual maps.
iMindMap 3 was recently launched, and includes a number of improvements from the beta version that I recently reviewed. Here’s what’s new.