If you’re serious about capturing your ideas when brainstorming, then you need a tool that enables you to do so quickly, with a minimum of “friction.” Not surprisingly, this describes mind mapping software.
Are you a victim of information overwhelm? It has very real consequences for your brain: It increases stress and makes it almost impossible for you to think creatively and productively. That’s why Jon Ward created Braincat, a web-based thinking tool that can help you absorb, organize and make sense out of the deluge of knowledge, data and information that’s coming at you.
Mind mapping software is a powerful tool to brainstorm ways to improve your creativity, impact and effectiveness in your work. My e-course shows you how.
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.
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.
If you use mind mapping software to capture ideas from individual or team brainstorming sessions, you need to look for a program that supports emergent structure – one that enables you to hold off on structuring your ideas as long as possible. XMind 8 and ConceptDraw MINDMAP 9 are two programs that support this flexible model of brainstorming.
This mind map template contains 8 thought-provoking questions that you can use to help you with personal problem-solving – better defining problems and then brainstorming solutions for them.
The new Thoughtflow app for iPad is a mind mapping tool with a difference: it is uniquely designed to trigger ideas and capture them. It does so via a simple but clever interface that is a joy to use.
What do Scrabble, sticky note and index card brainstorming and mind mapping software have in common? All four benefit from randomizing elements, which can help us to see new patterns, opportunities and ideas.