Business uses of mind maps

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Meetings[edit]

Preparing for a meeting (planning the agenda)[edit]

Taking personal notes during a meeting[edit]

An individual taking notes for formal minutes during a meeting[edit]

Taking living minutes during meeting[edit]

(everyone else can see and comment as mind map minutes are made)

Record of actions
Record of agreed points
Record of disgreements
Record of unresolved or points outstanding

Presentations[edit]

See also: Presentions

Planning[edit]

See individual areas of planning

Collaboration[edit]

Decision making[edit]

Determine parties involved[edit]

Determine decision makers[edit]

Elucidating considerations[edit]

Describe the decision to be made
Factors
Weights
Alternatives
pros and cons of each
Prioritize each by effectiveness
Options
Risks
Parties involved
Objectives

Due diligence[edit]

Collecting and organizing required information[edit]

Presenting to others and discussing[edit]

Evaluate pros and cons[edit]

Make the decision![edit]

Record keeping[edit]

Project management[edit]

Project planning[edit]

Research[edit]

Organizing information[edit]

Sharing project information[edit]

Accessing past records easily[edit]

Presentations to project teams[edit]

See also: Project teams

Visual project reporting[edit]

Disseminating project info to team members[edit]

Dashboards[edit]

Progress maps

Marketing[edit]

SWOT analysis[edit]

Competitive analysis[edit]

Product design[edit]

Consulting and business analysis[edit]

Business process mapping[edit]

Eliciting business requirements[edit]

Recording research findings[edit]

Organizing research results[edit]

Planning reports]][edit]

Report writing[edit]

Gap analysis[edit]

Comparative analysis[edit]

Designing software functionality[edit]

Software development
Modeling

Capturing company knowledge[edit]

Knowledge management[edit]

Knowledge elicitation[edit]

Management[edit]

Strategic planning[edit]

Business plans[edit]

new business
marketing planning
Investment strategies

Goal setting[edit]

Problem solving[edit]

Prioritizing issues[edit]

Contract management[edit]

Organizing committee roles[edit]

Dashboards[edit]

Linking to management files and documents

Policies, Values, Procedures[edit]

Planning
Preparing
Organizing
Presenting

Web sites[edit]

Planning web sites[edit]

Building web sites[edit]

E.g. privacy.com.hk

Presenting information on-line[edit]

H.R.[edit]

Personnel planning[edit]

Induction planning[edit]

Induction materials

Training planning[edit]

Appraisals[edit]

Exit interview planning[edit]

Negotiation[edit]

Negotiation planning[edit]

Alternatives[edit]

Limits[edit]

Parties involved[edit]

Seminars[edit]

Note-taking in seminars[edit]

Training[edit]

Events[edit]

Planning events[edit]

Post-event evaluation[edit]

Lessons learned

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