Review: iMindMap5 from ThinkBuzan

I’ve been fascinated by the concept of mind mapping for awhile. The mind map was invented by Englishman Tony Buzan in the late 1960s based on his research into the workings of the human brain. I was fortunate enough recently to find a used copy of Tony’s The Mind Map Book at Half Price Books and have used mind mapping on a couple of different projects. So I was pleasantly surprised to find that Tony has incorporated his concepts into a software package: iMindMap5. Continue reading

2012: The Dawn of Organizational Consciousness

Recent years have seen an explosion of new technologies designed to help executives and managers understand their customers, suppliers, employees, and the environment in which their organizations operate. Over time, the amount and sources of data being collected for these purposes have multiplied, and new technologies have been developed to cope with the proliferation. Now the most forward-thinking organizations are spontaneously beginning to integrate all of these technologies into a single framework. I call this framework organizational consciousness. Continue reading


A Song For Christmas

I woke up Monday morning and was eating breakfast in front of the TV. I flipped around and caught the end of “Fox and Friends” on Fox News. Larry Gatlin was guest hosting and at the end of the show he performed a song he’d written about how there was “no star in Bethlehem” tonight. I decided that I’d had it.

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WPQuotidian Update

For those who are using WPQuotidian and are preparing to upgrade their websites to WordPress 3.3, I have tested the current version 0.5 under Release Candidate 2 and have verified that it works without problems.