Whimsical, a full-featured visual collaboration workspace, recently added OpenAI integration to its mind mapping tool. Here’s how it works.
A closer look at Effie – a unique writing and mind mapping tool
Effie is a unique writing, outlining and mind mapping tool that gets out of the way and enables you to express your valuable ideas.
A critical look at Canva’s new whiteboarding tool
Graphics giant Canva recently added whiteboarding to its already extensive toolset. Is this a good thing? Maybe. Maybe not. Here’s my review.
The ultimate MVP list of visual thinking resources
Many sports around the world designate the most talented players who have contributed the greatest value to their teams as “MVPs” – or most valuable players. They achieve this designation thanks to their outstanding impact on the game. During the last 15 years, I’ve created a cornucopia of articles and resources about mind mapping software […]
The new Visual Thinking Tools Roadmap brings clarity to an evolving landscape
Welcome to the world’s first Visual Thinking Tools Roadmap. It contains over 100 tools in 15 categories to help you solve complex challenges.
Scrintal: An elegant hybrid of mind mapping and note-taking tools
Scrintal is a remarkable personal knowledge management tool that combines the power of mind mapping with networked note-taking. It’s ideal for researchers, writers and anyone who needs to manage projects or knowledge visually. It offers some innovative unique functionality that really impressed me – and that’s not easy! Here’s what’s notable about Scrintal and how […]
Ayoa wows with integrated suite, intelligent functionality [REVIEW]
Since OpenGenius transitioned from iMindMap to the cloud-based Ayoa in 2019, this application has gone through a major evolution. It now supports not only mind mapping but also whiteboarding, task boards and online chat – a true collaboration platform for the age of remote and hybrid work.
How to explore and mitigate your fears with a mind map
Today, many of us are consumed by fear and uncertainty. What if we could face our fears by exploring them in a mind map?
How SmartDraw is reimagining diagramming
I recently interviewed executives from SmartDraw about the new era of connected diagramming it’s helping to create with its growing family of integrations. This new direction includes auto-generation of diagrams from Active Directory and AWS data, creating diagrams from within Confluence and sharing them easily with others.
How to open a “passing lane” in your thinking
What if the tools you use enabled you to open up the mental equivalent of a passing lane to help you sidestep writer’s block and capture new lines of thinking – without losing momentum on your main project?