TechSmith, the developer of the popular SnagIt screen capture program, recently announced a new accessory that enables you to perform a screen capture and then send it to a MindManager map with a single click.
Archives for July 2008
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.
TheBrain Technologies has just released PersonalBrain version 4.5 as a free upgrade to existing users of PersonalBrain 4.0. This new version of the powerful visual mapping program features an enhanced database backend that now permits users to create Brain files of unlimited size, and has also been optimized for greater speed. It also offers a number of other important enhancements.
NovaMind Software has just released a new version of NovaMind Platinum with enhanced screenwriting functionality, which can be used for all aspects of screenplay writing as well as experimental screenwriting, visual storyboarding, movie and production planning.
This morning, I was a co-presenter with Jamie Nast (author of the book, Idea Mapping) on an idea mapping webinar produced by VizThink, the burgeoning community of visual thinkers. This post contains a link to a mind map of my remarks.
I have just launched a new Research & Reports page on this blog, which gathers all of these valuable resources into one place. Read on to learn more about the valuable resources that have been gathered into one convenient location.
Wisdomap is a new web-based mind mapping tool developed by two programmers in the UK that aims to return mind maps to the fundamental simplicity that makes them such powerful tools. And you’re the first to hear about it, in this exclusive announcement.
NovaMind 4 Platinum has recently been enhanced to enable users to export map data to Microsoft Project, and to import data from Project files, according the developer’s blog.
Most of today’s mind mapping software programs enable you to add notes to posts, in either sentence or paragraph form. This is an ideal place to store your thoughts and ideas that are longer than a few words. In addition, according to Roger C. Parker, map notes are a great place to start writing your next article, report or book.
VizThink, the thriving online community for all things visual, has scheduled a webinar on mind mapping for July 22 at 11a.m. Eastern U.S. time. The presenters will be Jamie Nast, author of the popular book Idea Mapping, and me.