XMind Ltd. began developing its flagship mind mapping software as an open-source project in November, 2008. At the time, the idea of offering fully functional mind mapping program for free was a radical idea. But it turned out to be very popular and today has millions of users worldwide.
The ThoughtForm Blog recently took a closer look at how visual thinking can serve as a very effective driver of organizational design. In the process, it illuminated some key benefits of mind mapping and business planning with teams.
s always exciting when I see a mind mapping software developer stretching the capabilities of its program to meet the emerging needs of its users. A case in point is the recently launched MindGenius 2018.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to make a huge impact in our work and lives during the next several years. Most types of software will be transformed by its far-reaching effects, and mind mapping software is no exception. I have created a new report to help you understand what the intersection of these two technologies […]
One of the biggest challenges of sharing mind maps with others is that many people don’t know how to read them. Michael Deutch from Corel has come up with a simple solution to this common challenge: use right-facing mind maps. Here’s his rationale: “Many people tend to create maps that make sense to them. That’s a […]
Did you know you can quickly and easily add topics to your mind maps using Dragon Naturally speaking dictation software? Here’s how 10 popular mind mapping applications compare in their support of this functionality.
Mac users of MindManager, rejoice! Corel has committed to closing the gap between new versions of MindManager for Windows and Mac. Last month, the company launched MindManager 11 for Mac – which brings it to parity with the Windows version in record time.
Last month, TheBrain Technologies launched TheBrain 9, which has been re-created from the ground up for improved performance and stability. In addition, it features numerous usability enhancements that make it worth a fresh look.
Mind Map AR is a new augmented reality (AR) mind mapping application, available for Android smart phones and iPhones in the near future. It displays topics and their connections in 3D, displayed over the top of your camera’s view. I recently interviewed the developer to learn more about this fascinating new smartphone application.
When you’re faced with a significant volume of unstructured text data, how do you discern patterns within it? How do you make sense of it? Not surprisingly, mind mapping software can help you transform it into valuable insights that are worth their weight in gold.