Mind Mapping Solutions - Can One Help You?

This tip is provided by Diane Ebersole with the State Bar of Michigan's Practice Management Resource Center with additional suggestions by Nerino Petro with the State Bar of Wisconsin.

Have you seen how a whiteboard on an episode of Cold Case or CSI frequently leads to the solution of “Who did it?” This whiteboard method is referred to as mind mapping in the software business. If you are brainstorming ideas, relationships, solutions, new business concepts, fund-raising for the PTA, or any concept that requires creative thinking, try capturing the process using one of the following applications. Most of these have a limited free option and one of them might be just the tool to capture the creative flight of thought concept that will generate an acquittal or huge settlement for your client.

MindJet - MindManager; also add-ons to improve/increase its functionality: http://www.mindjet.com/

MindMeister – Collaborative on line Mind Mapping: http://www.mindmeister.com/

Exploreatree – Thinking Guides: http://www.exploratree.org.uk/

FreeMind - This product is free: http://freemind.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Download

Wisdomap – Clean simple approach to Mind Mapping: http://wisdomap.com/

Gliffy – Diagram Software: http://www.gliffy.com/

Mindmo – On line Mind Mapping: http://mindomo.com/

MapMyself – Organic Mind Mapping: http://www.mapul.com/

Wisemapping – Publish and share your maps: http://www.wisemapping.com/c/home.htm