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  1. Samaa Abed Janie Cisneros Cassandra Jackson Michael Niebling Reginald Rebb Ideation, Brainstorming and Mind Mapping PM440 5.29.08 “The Collaborators”

  2. Ideation/Brainstorming • Group creativity techniques • Can be used to help: • Solve problems • Generate ideas • Make decisions • Organize concepts

  3. Mind Mapping • A diagramming technique • Can be used for: • Generating • Visualizing • Structuring • Classifying

  4. Tool Selection Process • Team selected 16 software tools • Each member chose 3-4 tools to evaluate • Evaluation criteria included: • Features • Pros & Cons • Cost

  5. Tool Selection Criteria • Ease of use/installation • Real-time browser-based collaboration • Simultaneous editing • Multiple people editing same document at same time • Chat with collaborators • Export/Import • Price (free if possible!)

  6. Tool Selection Process • Each team member wrote a scenario • Scenarios were used to evaluate tools • Some tools were eliminated by using scenario affordances • Each member picked the best tool out of the 3-4 they evaluated • The five remaining tools were further evaluated via group discussion • Team chose two for presentation purposes

  7. Tool Selection – Main List • MindMeister • Mind42 • Idealyst • Kayuda • FreeMind • Comapping • bubbl.us • Mindjet • Zing • Meebo • Ideation Brainstorming • Task Park • SmartDraw • Solutions Genie • Brainstorming Bungy • Gliffy

  8. Collaborative basic online brainstorming tool • FREE!!! (all features) • “bubbles” are in color; flexible arrangement • Create, share, import, & export mind maps • Collaborators- full access or read only • Read only can be seen by all via link • Not true real time • No simultaneous collaboration on maps • More so check-in/ check-out structure

  9. SCENARIO/ DEMO Mr. Ben Charlie has several students in his 9th grade English class. It is time to assign final projects to each group: Similarities between Things Fall Apart and Invisible Man. He would like for them to take advantage of technology in the classroom. Ben would like to check up on the project progress of each group. Because the school cannot afford to buy and install software, the technology used to facilitate final projects must be free and web-based. http://bubbl.us/

  10. A collaborative online mind mapping tool • Allows users to create, share, import, export & collaborate mind maps • Maps can be private or public • Can be seen by all with Mind Meister accounts or only those you invite. • Has real time collaboration • Users can simultaneously work on the same mind maps • Users can see each others changes as they happen

  11. Price • Basic (Free) • Up to 6 mind maps • Team ( $3) • Unlimited mind maps • Team administrative interface • Premium ($4) • Unlimited mind maps • Add filed attachments • Full SSL encryption • Create and edit maps offline

  12. Scenario • ABC corp merged with XYZ corp • ABC located in Chicago • XYZ located in New York • The project manager located in Chicago has been tasked to implement a new payroll system as the companies merge. He has team members in both cities. The PM is very big on brainstorming and needs a tool that will allow the team to do daily brainstorming and save the company money by eliminating travel.

  13. Using MindMeister for Class

  14. Advanced Features on Comapping • Chat with collaborators • Name your URL links • E-mail your maps • Export your map as an HTML webpage • Insert a map within a map • Free recovery service

  15. CoMapping Demo Video

  16. MindJet Demo Video

  17. Questions?