Archive for October, 2011

Hans Terhurne of Creamatics talks to Liam Hughes of Biggerplate

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Share this page, pleaseTwo of my friends in the MindManager fraternity discussing Hans’s involvement in mapping over 35 years. I particularly like the crowd and cloud mapping concepts which I would be pleased to arrange in the UK or on the web. It will be an “elegantly steal”. Little known fact: My first face to […]

Visual Management for Improvement – New group on LinkedIn

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Share this page, pleaseThis group is a result of a continuing discussion between Ian Seath of Improvement Skills UK and Cabre. It is for anyone interested in sharing ideas on ways to improve organisational performance using Visual Management techniques. This includes Mindmapping, Strategy Mapping, Benefits Mapping and Lean Thinking (and probably many more). We’re not […]

WebSummarizer – Gives the key content of your blog post as a map

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Share this page, please Henry Lewkowicz is experimenting again with his Context Discovery tools.  The WebSummarizer blog shows how the summariser works on a Wikipedia article about Black Pepper. Don’t get to excited, this is a trial on Blogger which if it gets enough interest, will be extended to blogs like this one on WordPress. […]

Can I use password protected MindManager files in Mindjet Connect or iPad?

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

Share this page, pleaseNo.  Password protected files are not supported based on my trials today.

My iPad has arrived

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Share this page, pleaseIt was an impulse purchase, driven by seeing and reading about everyone having great fun with this sliver of a tablet computer. I am typing this with the fingers of my left hand because that where the space on my desktop is and as a penance. I have installed iThoughtsHD, Mindjet for […]

A request to publish my “Six Thinking Hats Process” map

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Share this page, pleaseI recently received a request to use my “Six Thinking Hats Process” map in an educational publication.  That was a nice compliment but looking at the map on my old web site I realise it’s time to revise the map and incorporate it in the new Cabre web site. The shortly to […]

“GRASP the Solution” – A process for solving problems

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Share this page, please Out of stock when I wrote this news item! Chris Griffiths the CEO at Think Buzan has written a book about the process of solving problems. The inputs are: Generative Reactive Analytical Selective Proactive Apply these to the GRASP the Solution system and you will be able to: Define Generate Evaluate And […]

Cabre’s “Sources of MindManager Knowledge” gets critiqued by Chuck Frey

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Share this page, pleaseMind map analysis: MindManager resources map Chuck Frey’s Mind Mapping Software Blog has an “Insiders Club” where amongst many activities Chuck critiques mind maps. This October unknown to me he critiqued Cabre’s map “Sources of MindManager Knowledge”.  Fortunately I noticed my friend Maurice Poole‘s retweet and had a look  (I suspect Chuck has told […]

I created a new map in Connect but I can’t rename the file?

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Share this page, pleaseThis is what happens for me in the Mindmanager 2012 Desktop Client: When I open a New Map, right click the map name and then Rename, my typing is not changing the name! Open the map edit the Central Topic or add a topic and “Save” the map. Return to the Mindjet Connect […]

How do you invite new users to your Connect account or a map?

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Share this page, pleaseThis is what happened for me: In MindManager 2012 Connect desktop client Sharing > Contacts did not open a web page in Firefox, my default browser.  It did in Internet Explorer.  A friend reports it does work for them in Firefox. Maybe I am blocking some functionality with my Firefox settings. I […]