LinkFacts is an intriguing semantic mapping tool that’s designed to organize large quantities of information. I recently interviewed its developer to learn about the thinking behind it.
Stemic is a visual thinking tool that places a fresh spin on the idea of concept mapping and takes it to a whole new level. Here’s what’s most significantabout it, as described by its co-founders.
What’s the difference between concept mapping and mind mapping? Here is a concise summary of these two visual mapping techniques.
Concept mapping is well-known as a tool for expressing knowledge. But how is it used in business?
Mindjet has released MindManager 2016 for Windows, the most significant update to its popular mind mapping program in many years. Most notable in this major update: Diagramming, concept mapping and mind mapping are now integrated in a single application, while maintaining the full power of MindManager’s linking, filtering and calculation tools.
iMindQ is a new visual thinking program from Seavus that combines organic mind maps, concept maps, whiteboard space, flowcharts and project planning in a single, easy-to-use program. It gives you more ways to visualize your ideas and information in a single, affordable package.
Developer Nick Duffill recently announced the availability of a new plug-in, Network Builder, that enables MindManager for Windows to create sophisticated concept maps and block diagrams. This intuitive application can help you to create professional-looking concept maps quickly and easily, even if you have never created them before.
Topics covered in the November 2011 mind mapping coaching call include enabling 30 people to co-edit a mind map, concept mapping vs. mind mapping and templates for research.
If you are interested in learning more about the larger context within which visual mapping fits, then you will really enjoy Malcolm Craig’s excellent book, Thinking Visually: Business Applications of 14 Core Diagrams.