Creativity, productivity and making sense of complex business issues get a significant boost from visual mapping. It also gives its users a remarkable competitive edge, according to the results of the 2017 Mind Mapping Software Trends Survey.
Productivity increase from mind mapping software: On average, mind mapping software helps busy executives to be 20-30% more productive in their work. That has held consistent through three surveys over a period of 8 years. It is now widely quoted by developers of mind mapping software.
Creativity increase from mind mapping software: The largest percentage of respondents said it increases their creativity by 30%. A related question asked about divergent thinking; almost half of the respondents (46.5%) said that mind mapping software helps them “to a large” extent to think divergently.
Major time savings for mind mapping experts: Expert users of mind mapping software say it saves them an average of 7 hours per week – the equivalent of almost a full day of work.
Presenting ideas to others: Over 78% of survey participants said that mind mapping software helps them present their ideas with impact to a moderate, significant or essential degree.