FreeMind Mind Maps

I have used free mind for years to gets some of the clutter in my mind into a bit more structured form on paper for consumption of others.

FreeMindDesktopWhile I have always loved doing this on the desktop and it is actually the easiest way to work, what I have missed is some mobile access to tweak or view mind maps. However I have come across two iOS apps to help in this regard.

FreeMindLite (Viewer)

This app is a very basic FreeMind viewer. FreeMind files are uploaded to the iphone view a web interface from your desktop.FreeMindLite View

MinDgo 2 (Editor)

This is a text heirachical view of the mind map that allows you to add and edit nodes. It can transfer files via Dropbox or the iTunes File Manager. Not visual but you can fiddle a brain storm on the train going home.MinDgo 2 ViewNow neither of these mobile solutions offer an easy or synchronous experience but both are useful for quick views and small tweaks.

re:Design Thinking #7

I attended an event at ThoughtWorks in Sydney for the Sydney Design Thinking Meetup group re:Design. The speaker, Alvaro Márquez (Head of Service Design, Experience Strategy, R&D at Australian Broadcasting Corporation) was more of an interviewer trying to elicit a conversation on what Design Thinking means to each of the 70+ people attending personally.

Well as personally as you can get in a group that large!

To that end I have put up a survey to get some more input from the group. All results are public and available to be viewed upon completion of the survey (make sure to bookmark the link or contact me with any problems).

I made the following notes during the talk on Asus VivoTab 8 using Microsoft OneNote 2016 on Windows 8.1 (a story for another time); Continue reading re:Design Thinking #7