Why People Select ConceptDraw MINDMAP
Capture What You Think, Do What You Plan
For a project manager, the further along a project is, the more invested one becomes in the tools used to keep track of, present, and ultimately complete projects. If the tools are robust and flexible, it is easy to become extremely loyal to a particular project-management environment. The acclimation to a particular tool is, undoubtedly, a boon when working with that particular tool. Reliance on a specific set of tools can be a hindrance, however, as those tools continue to age towards obsolescence.
Below are some of the common reasons that our customers site as reason to adopt ConceptDraw MINDMAP, as an alternative to some other productivity software.
No Subscription Renewal: Some business productivity software is sold with an annual cost. A ConceptDraw MINDMAP license gives ownership of the product for the life of the product.
Low Upgrade Costs: When upgrades are released, they aren’t always free. ConceptDraw MINDMAP is updated with new features and templates several times per year, only charging for an upgrade when there are major changes being implemented. We do not have annual contracts to leverage money from our users, those who are interested can buy maintenance contracts that run from major version to major version. All in the interests of providing better service at a lower cost.
Operating System Migration: While some productivity software exists on both Mac and Windows machines, none have been developed for both, concurrently, for the entire existence of the product. While some companies will port their software into a second environment, for release, most developers only support a single platform. Some mind-mapping software tools have as many as two generations between their Mac and Windows versions, resulting in a huge disparity in function across the two platforms
ConceptDraw MINDMAP has been developed for two separate platforms throughout its existence, meaning that the software is optimized for whichever platform you choose. Files made with either version of the software will work well with other ConceptDraw products, as well; and since one license allows a concurrent Mac and Windows installation, ConceptDraw can truly be called a productivity environment.
Tools can be Inadequate for Many Needs: Mind maps are organizational tools. They can be used to complement project management as well as any other industry niche. They can be for brainstorming, outlining, taking notes, and making detailed relationship maps. CS Odessa recognizes this, and we develop our tools to interoperate with each other in unique and powerful ways. We have divided our mind map and our project functions into two separated but integrated tools. Our customers find this simplifies dealing with projects, and provides a greater level of sophistication.
Some other tools use mind maps as the formative structure for other documents, including only features that are helpful in just a handful of applications. By defining mind maps in a less general way, many companies cast aside some of the most powerful aspects of mind mapping.
With ConceptDraw MINDMAP, you can use your maps for all kinds of diagrams. Opening a mind map in ConceptDraw PROJECT turns the outline into a project. Just add resources, due dates, and edit the tasks to make a robust, easily-deciphered project. Now, you can choose to display your project in whatever way you choose. A fully-defined work-breakdown structure diagram is available with a single click of a button, opening your project as a drawing in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM
- Low Cost of Ownership: ConceptDraw MINDMAP has a low cost of ownership, provides a large assortment of training videos and materials, opens and saves in Microsoft Project format, closely integrates with ConceptDraw Sister products, and has competitive upgrades to all paid mind mapping products. For instance if you are a current user of Mindjet and would like to upgrade to ConceptDraw MINDMAP, or even to our ConceptDraw Office suite there is competitive upgrade pricing for you. Contact us today to find out the substantial amount you can save from single users to 100,000 users.
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The ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a good flow chart app for Mac. Numerous vector stencils, samples and templates created by designers allows you to draw any type of flowchart.
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ConceptDraw MINDMAP with the ability to import presentations from Microsoft PowerPoint, as well as enhancing its existing presentation capabilities.
Picture: Best Mind Mapping Program for Making Presentations
The visual form of mind maps is helpful in all stages of quality management, from describing problem to describing and documenting a decision.
Picture: Quality Project Management with Mind Maps
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a world-class diagramming platform that lets you display, communicate, and present dynamically. It′s powerful enough to draw everything from basic flowcharts to complex engineering schematics.
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ConceptDraw Note Exchange Solution permits users to develop and organize notes and tasks in ConceptDraw MINDMAP. Your work can be accessed later, just with one click, regardless of preferred platform.
Picture: Detail Specifications Exchanging Mind Maps with Evernote
ConceptDraw MINDMAP - an excellent tool for exporting mind maps to PowerPoint to visualize and presenting your project. You can simply generate, change, update your mindmap and then make a presentation in PowerPoint.
Picture: How To Do A Mind Map In PowerPoint
A thermocouple is an electrical device consisting of two different conductors forming electrical junctions at differing temperatures. A thermocouple produces a temperature-dependent voltage as a result of the thermoelectric effect, and this voltage can be interpreted to measure temperature. Thermocouples are a widely used type of temperature sensor.
26 libraries of the Electrical Engineering Solution of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM make your electrical diagramming simple, efficient, and effective. You can simply and quickly drop the ready-to-use objects from libraries into your document to create the electrical diagram.
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VSM symbols are the best for a production process designing. The entire Value Stream Mapping method uses a graphical representation of the manufacturing process, factors' pros and cons, that all stakeholders can easily understand. Value Stream Mapping is a graphical technique that provides possibilities to improve analysis of a manufacturing process, at the stage of the transferring information or materials that required to deliver a product or service to the customer.
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ConceptDraw DIAGRAM - business process modeling software for mac offers the Business Process Diagram Solution with powerful tools to help you easy represent the business processes and create the business process diagrams based on BPMN 1.2 and BPMN 2.0 standards that allows to create of both simple and complex (nested) models of processes.
There are 16 BPMN 1.2 and BPMN 2.0 stencil libraries containing 230 vector objects: Rapid Draw library, Connections library, Gateways and Artifacts libraries, Data library, Gateways library, Choreographies library, Conversations library, Activities libraries, Events libraries, Expanded Objects libraries, Swim lanes libraries.
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If we divide computer networks by scale, we get several main categories. The smallest network is PAN, as it connects personal devices themselves, and as the number of users grows, a local area network can be recognized, and campus area networks (CAN) connects several local networks located within some area like a university or a corporation. Computers connected to CAN share public educational materials and list of CAN network examples includes such prestigious universities like Stanford and Carnegie Mellon.
This is an example of a computer network diagram created for a campus area network. It was created using using ConceptDraw solution for the Computer and Network diagramming. The specific of this sample campus network is its distribution. It is rather broad to embrace a big campus territory. This diagram can be applied as a template for designing custom area network topology diagram for a particular educational institution.
Picture: Campus Area Networks (CAN). Computer and Network Examples