SOURCE: Mindjet

Mindjet

November 10, 2010 00:00 ET

Mindjet Brings Mind Mapping and Information Visualization to Enterprises With MindManager MapShare

Integrated Across Entire Enterprise Organizations Through Microsoft SharePoint, MindManager MapShare Allows All Employees to Share, View and Interact With MindManager Maps and Files

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 10, 2010) -  Mindjet®, the leading provider of software and web-based applications for visually organizing and managing information and ideas, today announced the launch of MindManager MapShare™ -- an enterprise software application that makes sharing interactive MindManager maps via Microsoft® SharePoint® fast and easy. By leveraging an organizations Microsoft SharePoint implementation, MindManager MapShare enables centralized storage, organizational access, view, and interaction with MindManager maps to drastically expand the productivity gains and decision making benefits to those that do not have MindManager®.

MindManager provides a better way to brainstorm, organize information, plan projects, uncover new creative ideas and allows you to communicate more effectively. Benefits that are enjoyed by over 1.5 million MindManager users can now be shared with those that are today non-MindManager software users. MindManager MapShare allows all employees in an enterprise to view and interact with MindManager information maps when they are stored within Microsoft SharePoint. MindManager MapShare supports active collaboration, making it easier to publish the results of brainstorming sessions, strategic planning meetings as well as detailed project plans, organization charts, presentations, and meeting notes.

"Global companies of all sizes have already experienced the business benefits of using MindManager. MindManager MapShare is helping these organizations further share information and unlock people's best thinking," said Scott Raskin, Chief Executive Officer of Mindjet. "Enterprises now have an easy way to implement a solution that increases the value of their investment, and brings the power and benefits of visual thinking to all employees."

MindManager MapShare enables active collaboration by letting SharePoint users easily open, review and interact with information-rich MindManager maps with just their browsers. With MindManager MapShare, MindManager users can easily share project plans, meeting notes and action items, presentations, and critical company assets, such as interactive organization charts.

MindManager MapShare allows users to open and view interactive MindManager maps from their browsers without the need for client-side software, access dynamic content within a single view including embedded notes and linked web content, and use standard SharePoint workflows to review, approve and comment on maps.

MindManager MapShare Features

  • MindManager Viewer -- Anyone in an organization can immediately view current versions of MindManager maps stored within SharePoint's document repository using their browser.
  • Viewer Web Part (Embedded Map Dashboards) -- SharePoint site administrators can embed interactive MindManager maps directly into SharePoint sites, ideal for adding a dynamic project dashboards, organization charts or other strategic content.
  • SharePoint Workflows -- Users can take advantage of SharePoint's workflow capabilities to let key stakeholders review, approve and comment on MindManager map files -- without additional desktop software required or need to export to other formats.
  • Seamless Integration -- MindManager users simply store their maps within SharePoint, enabling other SharePoint users with up-to-date dynamic views of the maps.

MapShare is easily implemented in SharePoint 2007 or SharePoint 2010: IT and SharePoint administrators simply install MapShare onto their SharePoint front end web servers. Once deployed, entire organizations can immediately increase project and process efficiency with organization-wide access to critical knowledge captured in MindManager maps.

MindManager MapShare is available today globally, supporting English, German, and French. Licensing is priced per server with a user limitation and may be purchased through Mindjet or a channel partner. For more information on MindManager Mapshare, please visit http://www.mindjet.com/products/mindmanager-extensions/mapshare/overview

About MindManager
MindManager's visual information maps start with a central theme, and then add branches with ideas, notes, images, tasks, hyperlinks, and attachments. Users have access to tight integration with Microsoft® Outlook® and Office® to keep the constant stream of information for a project organized in one easy-to-access location, and a visualization and dashboard tool for SharePoint environments with MindManager Explorer™ for SharePoint. Collaboration tools, real-time map co-editing, and web based document storage with Mindjet Catalyst® are also available.

About Mindjet

Mindjet provides productivity software that helps business professionals visually organize and act upon ideas, information, and resources to drive productivity, team effectiveness, and business innovation. Mindjet products include industry-leading software and online services centered on information mapping, as well as applications that incorporate Mindjet's innovative visualization technology to improve the usability of leading business applications, including Microsoft SharePoint and Salesforce.com®. More than 1.5 million people around the world use Mindjet software to clarify thinking, efficiently analyze information, increase team productivity, and make better-informed decisions.

Used by business professionals in 44 of BusinessWeek's® 50 "World's Most Innovative Companies," Mindjet solutions dramatically boost productivity and team effectiveness. Surveys across several industries show that Mindjet can increase productivity by up to 25 percent by making meetings, common communications, and project management tasks more efficient and effective. Mindjet products are available for free trial or purchase at www.mindjet.com/products/overview, through salesforce.com AppExchange, and through an extensive partner network at www.mindjet.com/community/partners/overview. Mindjet is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

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