What is the state of business use of mind mapping software? That’s the question that will be answered by my biennial Mind Mapping Software Trends survey. It’s now time to conduct it once again, and I need your help.
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.
Discover the connection between mind mapping software’s filtering and focus in/focus out capabilties and an artist who had a unique way of “seeing”
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?