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Compendium is broadly a concept mapping tool, but it has features that support argument mapping, decision mapping and perhaps even some aspects of TRIZ. It provides a flexible visual interface for managing the connections between information and ideas, and can be used in a variety of methods and modelling techniques.

Price: Free


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2 Responses to “Compendium”

  1. Connie says:

    Seeking guidance in the selection of an affordable mindmapping software for use in business planning for a new healthcare company. Thank you for your assistance.

    • Vic says:

      You can’t go far wrong in my opinion with XMind, but if you have budget, check out Mindjet’s MindManager. It offers more and is very suitable for business planning.

      Hope that helps.