PM Docs

This solution extends ConceptDraw MINDMAP v7 with the ability to organize project and company documentation and structure information that relates to your project.

PM Docs makes it easier to locate pertinent documentation over the life of a project, by improving document access and minimizing search time. The end result is improving the productivity of the project team.


About

Benefits: Organize project and company documentation and structure information that relates to your project. PM Docs makes it easier to locate pertinent documentation over the life of the project, by improving document access and minimizing search time. The end result is improved productivity of the project team.

Objective: Organize and create project documentation.

Solution Purpose: Organize project documentation, link project documentation to tasks, phases, and resources. Link or embed documentation into project topics. Create professional Microsoft Word documents using project maps.

Intended For: Project managers and key project participants who write specifications and create documentation.

Products and Methods: The solution background uses mind mapping as a tool to create structures and organize project documents.

Create the structure in a mind map, link the correct documents to keep documents organized in a project, and if you need a formal approach you can quickly convert mind map to an MS Word document. With a mind map you can embed, hyperlink, and sort documents, and you can also visually differentiate document types.

PM Docs

Solution Reference

Toolbox 1. Create a text outline document from a mind map

Any mind map can be converted into a professional Microsoft Word document.

Tasks Actions Products
Use to convert a mind map to MS Word doc In ConceptDraw MINDMAP, select the Output tab, and click the Word Outline button MM, MS Word
Toolbox 2. Organize and structure project documentation

Link project documents to tasks, phases, and resources. You can embed specifications or requirement documents in project or task topics.

Tasks Actions Products
Use to hyperlink project documents to projects, tasks, phases, and milestones In ConceptDraw PROJECT, select a task and click hyperlink the icon PRJ
Use to embed specification documents in projects, tasks, phases, and milestones In ConceptDraw MINDMAP, select Topic, open the Topic Types dialog (F10) and, select the topic type “Specification Document”
Double-click on “Specification Document” name and then use the Attach button to embed a document in topic
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Use to embed requirements documents in projects, tasks, phases, and milestones In ConceptDraw MINDMAP, select Topic, open the Topic Types dialog (F10), and select the topic type “Requirements Document”
Double-click on “Requirements Document” name and then use the Attach button to embed a document in topic
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