Napkin combines the best elements of mind mapping, visual thinking and note-taking in an idea-friendly environment.
Many people struggle to understand how to use mind mapping software effectively. That’s why I created the FAST framework, to provide a simple process for creating high-quality mind maps, consistently. This new infographic provides a high level overview of its 4 steps and their purpose.
Did you know that the tools you use when brainstorming and planning may be constricting your thinking – forcing it to follow a narrow path?
Coppice is a new visual thinking tool that combines elements of a note-taking app, a wiki and a mind map – especially useful for writing and knowledge management. Developer Martin Pilkington gives us a fascinating inside look at it.
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.
If you’re looking for a quick, affordable way to learn about mind maps, I highly recommend Jayne Cormie’s Mind Mapping Mastery e-course.
If you’re fairly new to the world of mind mapping software, then you may not know about one of its most important productivity-enhancing features: The ability to attach notes, files, hypertext links and other information to map topics. Here’s what you need to know.
Mind Doodle, a web-based mind mapping and task management tool, recently came out of beta testing. Version 1.0 offers Slack and WordPress integrations.
Doug O’Neill, in his Verbal to Visual Blog, describes visual thinking as a new language that genius can use to express itself. He says that since he began sketchnoting, he believes he has become more creative. Here, I riff on his deep thoughts.
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.