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How to Show the Relationship Between Topics


How to Show the Relationship Between Topics

Any mind map contains topics that are arranged in a radial structure. It depicts the relation (semantic, causal, association, etc.) between the concepts, parts and components of the main idea. In addition to the main connections that make the structure of a mind map, topics can be linked with other lines. ConceptDraw MINDMAP allows you to show the relationships between topics, which belong to different parts of the mind map structure, but also influence each other. Relationships help to show and organize complex interconnections between topics of mind map visually. Such communication is also very important - the mind map, where many topics are not related, tends to turn into a common text! Read more

Concept Map

A concept map is a way of representing relationships between ideas, images, or words. How to draw a Concept Map quick, easy and effective? ConceptDraw PRO offers the unique Concept Maps Solution from the "Diagrams" Area that will help you! Read more

Relations Diagram

The Relations Diagram is used to identify how the factors influence each other, to determine what factors are causes and what are effects. The factors mostly influencing are called “drivers”, the primarily affected factors are “indicators”. The problem solving is focused on the change of "drivers" factors by applying the corrective actions. The "indicators" factors help establish the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to monitor the changes and also define the effectiveness of the corrective actions in resolving a problem. ConceptDraw MINDMAP software ideally suits for designing Relations Diagrams. The easiest way to create the MINDMAP Relations Diagram, is to use the included Relations Diagram input template. Open it in ConceptDraw MINDMAP application from the Input tab and hold a new brainstorming session, identify the central issue and the contributing factors to this issue. Click the Finish Brainstorm button to generate a Mind Map and begin the further work with it, or select Relations Diagram item from the Output tab to automatically draw it in ConceptDraw PRO application. Read more

Concept Maps

As concept map consists from conception-blocks and links between them, you can use ConceptDraw library objects and add to a document as much objects as you need. ConceptDraw tools let you to edit, group, move objects, change their appearance and add text signs and raster or vector pictures. ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Concept Maps Solution from the "Diagrams" Area is effective tool for creating professional looking Concept Maps. Read more

What Is a Concept Map

What is a Concept Map and what software is effective for its design? A concept map or conceptual diagram is a diagram that depicts suggested relationships between concepts. As for effective software - we suggest you to pay attention for the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software. Extended with Concept Maps Solution from the "Diagrams" Area it is a real godsend for you. Read more

How to Create a Concept Map in ConceptDraw PRO

Graphical technique of knowledge representation in a form of structured networks of concepts (ideas) is called concept mapping. Concept network consists of shapes that represent concepts and connectors representing relationships between concepts. The difference between mind maps and concept maps is that a mind map has only one object depicting a main idea , while a concept map may have several. Concept mapping is used to structure ideas, to communicate complex system of knowledge, to help learning process, etc. ConceptDraw PRO allows you to draw concept maps using the Concept Map solution. Read more

How to Make a Mind Map from a Project Gantt Chart

ConceptDraw Office allows you to see the project data from ConceptDraw PROJECT in a mind map structure by opening your project in ConceptDraw MINDMAP. Read more

How to Make a Project Tasks Mind Map from Brainstorm

Start project with creating a mind map, structuring ideas captured during a brainstorming session. Read more

Product Overview

The role of ConceptDraw MINDMAP is to organize and plan idea development and communicate between process participants. Mind maps are convenient to prepare presentations for team and management and send task lists and related information. Read more

Affinity Diagram

The Affinity Diagram, also known as a KJ diagram, is a business tool invented for organization the large quantity of ideas and data. It is a part of Seven Management and Planning Tools, it is usually used right after brainstorming to sort large numbers of ideas into the corresponding groups. The Affinity Diagram helps to represent in a better way the structure of large and complex factors which influence on a problem, divides these factors into the smaller and simpler structures, and helps team members to see the patterns and identify possible solutions to problems they have. The diagrams of this type don't show the causal relationships between the factors, but they are designed to prepare the data for holding further analysis of the cause-effect relationships. Another area of Affinity Diagram usage is contextual inquiry as a way to sort observations and notes from field interviews, support call logs, open-ended survey responses organizing, etc. ConceptDraw MINDMAP software offers you the tools for easy holding brainstorming, generation ideas and creation MINDMAP Affinity Diagram. Read more