Archive for July 2007

New mind mapping software: Consideo, Semantik & Xebece

Jul 30th, 2007 | By
New mind mapping software: Consideo, Semantik & Xebece

New: Consideo Modeler is a simulation package with a mind-mapping front end as one of its interfaces.  It is costly, but simulation software never comes cheap. New: Semantik is a mindmapper that is currently under development as a replacement for Kdissert.  It can be downloaded now, and can already read Kdissert files. New: Xebece uses the hyperbolic maps model to solve the problem of too much information on one page.  This software was previously
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New/updated entries on the mind mapping software list

Jul 23rd, 2007 | By
New/updated entries on the mind mapping software list

New: Curio – I mentioned this project management software with mind mapping built in recently in the blog and now it’s up on mind-mapping.org. New: Free outliner Task Coach has been added. New: BrainStreamer is a task manager that includes a mind mapper. New: (Well, new to mind-mapping.org) ThinkTank a charming piece of downloadable, runnable outlining history from twenty years ago.  That cover looks strangely familiar… New: TVO (The Vim
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Squidoo lens

Jul 21st, 2007 | By

There is now a Squidoo lens for mind mapping: http://www.squidoo.com/lensmaster/workshop/mindmapping-and-information-management Vic Google



New mind mapping search engine

Jul 19th, 2007 | By
New mind mapping search engine

There are now two specialized search engines on concept mapping and mind mapping that draw on well-known sites with information about mind and concept mapping.  I’ve set this up with Google Co-op. I’m focusing on sites with genuinely useful mind mapping and concept mapping content (avoiding the ad-laden gateway pages that some people have set up, just to
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Mind mapping in project management – Zengobi’s natural fit

Jul 18th, 2007 | By
Mind mapping in project management – Zengobi’s natural fit

I haven’t got it onto Mind-mapping.org yet, but I’ve just seen that Zengobi has mind mapping in its Mac-based project management software, Curio 4:   http://www.zengobi.com/products/curio/ Almost tempts me to buy a Mac . . . (I should be so lucky). I’ll add it to the database very soon. Vic Google



Five tools added to the master list of information management and mind mapping software

Jul 9th, 2007 | By

There are some interesting additions today.  One, Rationale, is for making argument maps, and another, Pocket FreeMind, that has potential.  The author says he may later make it produce actual mind maps on pocket devices. gjots2: a simple, free jotter and outline processor for Linux, NeoMem: a free outliner that lets you define different classes of record. Rationale: A graphical tool for expressing what the makers call “Argument maps”. Pocket Freemind: A free outliner
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TreNotes for Pocket PC and Windows Mobile

Jul 6th, 2007 | By

I’ve added an outliner for PDAs to the list: TreNotes.  Neat use of the small screen. Vic Google



Valuable comparison of four web-based services

Jul 2nd, 2007 | By

tiffany b. brown (her lower-case) has a thorough comparison of four of the popular new on-line mind mapping services, MindMeister, Mind42, Comapping and Mindomo. http://tiffanybbrown.com:80/2007/07/02/online-mind-map-services/ She provides a narrative discussion of each and a useful comparison table that covers the technologies, costs, features and compatibility with other software. Well worth a visit. Vic Google