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Gyronix, the developer of GyroQ, a marvelous tool for capturing ideas and automating the process of adding them to your MindManager maps, has just released an even more powerful version 2, which offers MindManager 8 and Mindjet Connect compatibility, and adds several new tagging and map building enhancements.
TheBrain Technologies has just announced a new version of its popular PersonalBrain mind mapping and information software for PC and Mac OS X. Now in beta testing, PersonalBrain 5 offers numerous improvements and new features.
One of the real advantages of MindManager is that it appeals not only to “power users” but it is also well enough designed that a newcomer can get started with the basics, without becoming too overwhelmed. Also, it is supported by a dedicated group of developers who write a variety of add-ins that further extend its functionality – and your productivity. As with any “deep” product, it’s hard for the average person to fully understand all that this program is capable of. That’s why I’ve assembled this list of 10 lesser-known capabilities of MindManager that can help you to increase your productivity.
When it comes to brainstorming with mind mapping software, most of us need a catalyst – something to jump-start our thinking in fresh directions. And that’s where a tool like theRealizer, a cool brainstorming add-in for MindManager and Visual Mind, can really help. Realize AB, the developer of theRealizer, recently released version 2 of this tool, which offers the ability to configure it to meet your needs.
MindManager 8, released today, is a giant leap forward for business users of visual mapping. Its well-designed integrated workspace, database connectivity and vastly improved map sharing and collaboration capabilities will save you time and should take your productivity to a whole new level. Read on for a detailed review of MindManager 8’s groundbreaking new features.
If you’re looking for a mind mapping program that will enable you to do project management – including Gantt charts – there are only four that offer this feature: MindManager Pro 7 (utilizing JCVGantt, which Mindjet recently acquired), OpenMind 2 Business Edition, MindMapper 2008 and iMindMap 3 Ultimate. Here’s a closer look at the functionality of each one of these powerful tools.
A mind map is a terrific tool to perform a SWOT analysis, which is used to evaluate the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats involved in a project or a business venture. Here’s how to use the capabilities of your mind mapping program to create an effective SWOT map/
YouTube contains an impressive collection of videos that are focused on MindManager, including many tutorials on how to get the most out of it.
A master map is a map of all of your mind maps. In other words, it’s a single mind map that enables you to organize and quickly access all of the visual diagrams you have created with your mind mapping software. It’s a key to increasing your productivity with your mind mapping software. Here’s how to create one.