The ThoughtForm Blog recently took a closer look at how visual thinking can serve as a very effective driver of organizational design. In the process, it illuminated some key benefits of mind mapping and business planning with teams.
Earlier this year, I discovered Mathias Jakobsen, his Think Clearly website and his clever Clarity Cards deck. Since then, I’ve become quite intrigued by his unique approach to visual thinking,
Visme is a powerful web-based graphics creation tool that is perfect for designing and publishing high-impact slides, charts and infographics, as well as animated graphics. Soon, it will also enable you to create reports, web content, product presentations and wireframe diagrams. Visme is literally the Swiss Army Knife of visual communication. In this detailed review, we take a closer look at its capabilities and how you can use them in a business setting.
Smartdraw Cloud, launched this week, is a fast, powerful tool for diagramming and many types of visual planning and communication. Usually, when a software developer releases a cloud version of its desktop software, it doesn’t contain all of the features and functionality of its predecessor. But that’s not the case with Smartdraw Cloud, which was […]
Collaborative whiteboard tools enable teams to share ideas, concepts and inspirations visually. That enables them to reach consensus faster, iterate and improve ideas and even assign tasks to begin project implementation. In this interview, Daniel Bohn, founder and CEO of Conceptboard, explains the benefits these tools offer.
In recent years, visual project management has emerged as a set of tools and techniques that help project managers to make sense of and manage large, complex projects more effectively. Paul R. Williams, PMP has written a new book entitled Visual Project Management that can help us better understand what they are and when and where to employ them when managing projects. I recently interviewed him to learn more about these tools, techniques and visual frameworks, and why they work so well.
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?
Boardthing is a powerful, flexible new, web-based visual thinking and brainstorming tool that is perfectly designed to empower small teams to generate, organize and prioritize their ideas.
An innovative new presentation format called a slidedoc is an excellent tool for sharing mind maps in a more meaningful way. A hybrid of an e-book and a presentation, it breaks ideas into bite-sized chunks and uses a heavy emphasis on visual content, supplemented by text and typography, to tell a concise, compelling story.
An innovative developer in the LinkedIn Evernote group has announced a new beta web application called CardDesk that enables you to drag and drop your Evernote notes onto a canvas or workspace and display them in relation to each other.