Mind mapping software is a critically important tool for brainstorming, capturing research, formulating and refining business plans, making decisions and tackling information overload in business. That’s the clear message of this year’s 2015 Mind Mapping Software Trends survey.
What’s new in the world of mind mapping software in 2015? Plenty! This year-end wrap-up is your comprehensive guide to the new and updated mind mapping software and resources that were introduced during the last year.
Data mapping, diagramming and mind mapping, all in a single application – that’s the promise of BigPicture, an innovative new add-in for Microsoft Excel recently introduced by Palisade, a developer of visual decision support software. Its elegant toolset is ideal for any executive who already uses Excel in his or her work, but aren’t sure they can justify the investment in a dedicated diagramming or mind mapping program.
The new year here. That means it’s time to think about your goals and what you would like to change and improve about your life in 2015. Here are five essential mind maps that can help you with this personal planning process.
How can you tell if your mind map is “done?” How do you know it’s complete, well-organized and ready to share with the world?
In 2011, I told you about MagicalPad, a list-making tool for the iPad that showed a lot of promise for capturing and organizing ideas. In the last three years, it has come a long way and now offers multiple ways to represent your ideas – using mind mapping, outlining, notes, tasks and images – all via a single, intuitive interface. What makes it truly unique is that you can intermingle these different types of visuals all on the same page, interconnected to one another.
MindManager 15 for Windows, released today by mind mapping software developer Mindjet, offers some practical new features and enhancements that will help you to be more productive and well organized than ever before.
In only 12 months, Using Mind Maps e-magazine it has evolved into a key medium for learning how to get the most out of mind maps and mind mapping software.
For some people, “reading” a non-linear visual information format can be challenging. That’s why I put together this helpful, step-by-step visual guide to how to read a mind map.
TheBrain 8 mind mapping and knowledge management software adds new tools for visualizing and organizing your information. In this review, we take a closer look at what’s new and worthwhile for business users.