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Why should SME leaders ma...

Why should SME leaders map out their ideas, information and projects?

Do you lay out ideas visually, instead of in a list or bullet points?  Increasingly, business planners are...

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Topicscape and Windows 8 ...

Topicscape and Windows 8 [Updated]

We have now tested Topicscape Pro, Lite, SE and Topicgrazer on a desktop computer with Windows 8...

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OPM – Other People&...

OPM – Other People’s Mind maps

@karimbrohi tweeted “aren’t mindmaps infinitely more useful to their creators than to...

Big Al, and a tale of China, America ...

I have moved this post to my personal blog...

posted on: Feb 1, 2013 | author: Roy

The sometimes-makes-me-stupid filter ...

I tweet and blog a lot about mind mapping. I search often on mind mapping topics.  Google has noticed.  The word has...

The sometimes-makes-me-stupid filter bubble
posted on: Sep 22, 2011 | author: Roy

WikiSummarizer takes on yet more

Not content with visually summarizing Wikipedia (see Herculean Task…), WikiSummarizer have added a new...

WikiSummarizer takes on yet more
posted on: Jul 19, 2011 | author: Roy

“Words tell you what to think. ...

“Words tell you what to think. Pictures tell you how to think” - I saw this in a tweet from @redeye, but...

“Words tell you what to think. Pictures tell you how to think.” Hmm.
posted on: Jun 23, 2011 | author: Roy
Doing a ‘virtual’ carve up of a big document in Topicscape

Doing a ‘virtual’ carve up of a b...

posted on: May 30, 2011 | author: Roy

With complex documents, like large reports or spreadsheets, the complexity becomes manageable by breaking down and visualizing in the 3D landscape....

Duplicate file handling with Topicscape

Duplicate file handling with Topicscape

posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: Roy

If you routinely organize project files in Topicscape and have trouble with duplicate files or multiple versions, you’ll love this Topicscape...

Herculean mind mapping task: Wikipedia

Herculean mind mapping task: Wikipedia

posted on: Apr 20, 2011 | author: Roy

Outline the whole of Wikipedia — how does that sound to you?  Oh! and mind map it while you’re there. That is what Henry Lewkowicz of...

Zooming: Just one of the benefits of 3D

Zooming: Just one of the benefits of 3D

posted on: Mar 16, 2011 | author: Roy

Topicscape’s zooming capability shows one of the benefits of organizing your information in a 3D landscape.  There are several ways of...

Mindmaps library makeover – it’s a bigger Biggerplate

Mindmaps library makeover – it’s ...

posted on: Mar 5, 2011 | author: Roy

Biggeplate’s mind map library has just been relaunched with a spiffy new look and a heap of new facilities and improvements.  For those who...

Cloning nodes with mindmapping software

Cloning nodes with mindmapping software

posted on: Feb 28, 2011 | author: Roy

One of the biggest frustrations with mind maps for me is their weakness in showing something that logically belongs in two or more places at once. ...

To ‘brainstorm’ or to mind map?

To ‘brainstorm’ or to mind map?

posted on: Feb 24, 2011 | author: Roy

There seems to be a myth developing that when we arrange a meeting to throw ideas around to solve a problem, say, or to come up with a new product,...

Choosing between 2D and 3D mind maps

Choosing between 2D and 3D mind maps

posted on: Feb 22, 2011 | author: Roy

Mapping in 3D is a big deal for those who use mind maps to organize information. So, many Topicscape users stick to the 3D information landscape,...

Annular maps – marching to a different drummer

Annular maps – marching to a different ...

posted on: Feb 13, 2011 | author: Roy

Mind maps in function though not appearance, you don’t see annular maps so often, but they do provide a focus and a breakdown of topics, level...

Mind maps for the blind

Mind maps for the blind

posted on: Jan 31, 2011 | author: Roy

It’s not obvious is it?  That people who cannot see would be able to carry out an activity that most people would regard as visual in...

The advantage of ‘mind maps’

The advantage of ‘mind maps’

posted on: Aug 2, 2010 | author: Roy

You probably think I’m going to enthuse about the maps and their uses.  Well, I’m not. Not in this post.  You can find several acres of...

Mapping News

Mapping News

posted on: Jul 27, 2010 | author: Roy

Two items that may be of interest to mappers: A while ago, Nick Duffill published a paper on Root Maps (Oh yes! that’s not “route...

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