Did you know that the tools you use when brainstorming and planning may be constricting your thinking – forcing it to follow a narrow path?
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.
s always exciting when I see a mind mapping software developer stretching the capabilities of its program to meet the emerging needs of its users. A case in point is the recently launched MindGenius 2018.
What’s the difference between concept mapping and mind mapping? Here is a concise summary of these two visual mapping techniques.
In recent years, blogger, book author and avid mind mapper Roger C. Parker has developed a strong, professional-looking brand for his mind maps. I recently interviewed him to learn how he developed their distinctive look and feel.
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?
Since its launch in 2008, Evernote has evolved into a powerful tool for taking notes and capturing all types of digital content. Developers of mind mapping and visual thinking applications have embraced Evernote, integrating with it in a number of unique ways – some valuable and others simply frustrating.