Our good friends over at MindGenius recently released an excellent Project Management ebook, aiming to break down project management processes to make them quick, easy and accessible for everyone. With mind mapping obviously at the core of the book, we thought we should share some of its key takeaways with the Biggerplate Community! So, keep an eye out for our
In Step 5 of the MindGenius 5 Step Guide to Planning Projects the emphasis is on keeping the people who matter in the loop - consistent communication is the key - we are reminded that 1 in 5 projects fail due to ineffective communication.
The MindGenius team argue that the most crucial information to communicate with stakeholders will be the
In Step 4 of the MindGenius 5 Step Guide to Planning Projects we get the reality checking: plan for the best, expect the worst. Spending time on the worst (risks) assessment is time well spent.
The team at MindGenius strongly advocate that plans (back ups) for the negative are incredibly useful, even if they are not what the participants want
In step 3 of the MindGenius 5 Step Guide to Planning Projects we learn that we need to take everyone's deliverables and test them against our project vision to establish their importance and priority.
The team at MindGenius suggest it is vital to rigorously prioritise needs and requirements from the project. This will lead to decisions and clarity about the
In step 2 of the MindGenius 5-Step Guide to Planning Projects we learn that no stone should be left unturned at the start of a project...
Our friends at MindGenius encourage us to gather all perspectives and expectations at this early stage - 'a free flow of information should be your main goal'. We are also reminded to gather assumptions
Recently our friends at MindGenius introduced us to their fantastic new e-book: Mission Controlled - The 5-Step Guide to Planning Projects, and over the coming weeks we'll explore the 5 steps in project planning that will help stack the odds in favour of success!
Step 1 - Understand What You Want to Achieve
One of the most common mistakes we
With just 10 days to go until Biggerplate Unplugged, we continue our countdown of the fantastic speakers lined up for the next mind map conference, taking place in London on 19 March! View event details
Jamie MacDonald: MindGenius
A more effective way of working
Returning to speak at his second Biggerplate Unplugged event, Jamie will be exploring the barriers to
The great team at MindGenius have put together a fantastic selection of online webinars to help you make the most out of MindGenius software!
To register for a free webinar, simply take a look at the schedule below and sign up for the sessions that interest you!
Introduction to MindGenius 4 - 8th March, 4pm GMT, 11am EST
As we edge closer to the end of a very busy year at Biggerplate, we thought it would be nice if Christmas came a little early for mind mappers around the world, so we have added full support for MindGenius to the library at Biggerplate! This means you can now add MindGenius maps to the library for others to view