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.
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.
iMindQ is a new visual thinking program from Seavus that combines organic mind maps, concept maps, whiteboard space, flowcharts and project planning in a single, easy-to-use program. It gives you more ways to visualize your ideas and information in a single, affordable package.
When it comes to creating business diagrams on the iPad, OmniGraffle is hard to beat. It offers an extensive array of features, all wrapped up in an easy to use package. You can learn more in my review of this remarkable product.