How to Engineer Your Mind ?

Use Mind Mapping Software for concept engineering and use GUI storyboarding software for hands-on engineering.

Check out listing of mind mapping software.

And a GUI storyboarding software based on MS Visio.

Mind Mapping:

According to Tony Buzan's book, mind mapping potentially useful for the followings:
  • Personal
    1. Self-Analysis
    2. Problem-Solving
    3. The Mind Map Diary
  • Family - Family Study and Story-Telling
  • Educational
    1. Thinking
    2. Teaching
    3. Creating the Master Mind Map
  • Business and Professional
    1. Meetings
    2. Presentations
    3. Management
But that was (prediction) almost 20 years ago...

Today, mind mapping is more hands-on for business and professionals, as you can see from the listing, most of them cater for business needs, especially the proprietary ones.

The reason is simple... computer software is more affordable to business environments.

The resource CD for MindManager by MindJet thinks that mind mapping is useful for the following business activities.
  • Brainstorm and capture ideas
  • Present Complex Information
  • Create project plan and track progress
  • Manage meetings
  • Enhance strategic thinking and planning
  • Set up and manage workflows
  • Creates written communications
  • Aggregate and manage contents
The MindManager 7 has the following new features:
  • Ribbon User Interface.
  • Integrate MM7 within Microsoft Application
  • Saved Queries
  • Saved Views
  • Show Branch Alone
  • Topic Styles
  • Split Topics
  • Highlight Multiple Topics
  • Add Multiple Attachments to Map from File Browser
  • Power Filter
  • Presentation Mode (Remote Control Support)
  • Dragging Central Topics
  • Advance Marker Sorting
  • Add/Flip Relationship Arrows
MindJet also provides free viewer for downloads.

Using MindManager can be fun too..

And it can be used in the educational sector to promote the followings ...
  • Knowledge Retention
  • Creative Learning.
  • Hands-on
  • Meaningful Instructions.
MindManager 7 is available from local reseller at