Brainstorming

Project management software for sharing files, messages, and task management, including options for daily update emails, and real time document editing.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 24 Jul 2014

MindJet MindManager is visual brainstorming software for Windows.

Last updated: 24 Jul 2014

Conference and festival organizers use Sched.org to manage their website's schedule of events, seamlessly integrate social networking and provide their attendees with tools like personal agenda builders, dynamic attendee directories and mobile applications.

Last updated: 24 Jul 2014

Aeon Timeline is more like an abstract temporal entity management program. I t happens to use a visual timeline, but it allows for conceptual linking of people, places, events in a rather clever fashion. It is intended for brainstorming and collecting via flexible input and export.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 24 Jul 2014

Instaviz is an iOS mind mapping app that transforms sketching into diagrams.

Last updated: 24 Jul 2014

NovaMind is mind mapping software.

Last updated: 24 Jul 2014

Instaviz is a pocket whiteboard for the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. You sketch rough shapes and lines, and Instaviz transforms them into laid-out diagrams.

Last updated: 24 Jul 2014

Serendip-o-matic extracts keywords from your Zotero library or from text that you've pasted into the web interface, and finds related content in locations such as the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), Europeana, and Flickr Commons, including photographs, documents, maps and other primary sources.

Last updated: 23 Jun 2014

All Our Ideas is a research project that seeks to develop a new form of social data collection by combining the best features of quantitative and qualitative methods. Using the power of the web, we are creating a data collection tool that has the scale, speed, and quantification of a survey while still allowing for new information to "bubble up" from respondents as happens in interviews, participant observation, and focus groups.

Code license: Open source, BSD
Last updated: 20 Jun 2014

A free browser-based brainstorming tool that lets you create visually interesting mind maps quickly and intuitively. Similar to other mind-mapping or brainstorming tools (ex. Bubbl.us and FreeMind), MindMup has lots of options for embedding,sharing, or saving maps. Maps can be saved to Google Drive or to MindMup. Includes extensions to allow users to collaborate on maps in real time.

Last updated: 10 Jul 2013

What is Padlet? It is an online environmentally friendly online sticky note spot! This tool allows you to create a wall to collaborate with students, teachers, parents and others in the community. Go to http://padlet.com/ to build your own wall. Add sticky note like electronic messages including text, websites, images and videos. Now you may be asking “What can you do with Padlet?” well, you can brainstorm on any topic, plan and organize a collaborative project and list websites to use for research,

Last updated: 26 Apr 2013

Coggle is a simple, beautiful way of structuring information that you can use to collaborate in real-time with others.

It supports LaTeX and Markdown formatting (use LaTeX via the \\( \\) or \\[ \\] escape sequences), images can be added by drag & drop, you can view the change history of each diagram, and documents can be downloaded as PDFs or images.

Amongst many other things, Coggle is used for:

Last updated: 22 Mar 2013

HUBzero is a web publication platform intended for research software and educational materials. HUBzero's most distinctive traits are a built-in environment that can run software that scholars have developed within the browser, a tool development area, the ability to post web-based presentations associated with tools.

Last updated: 15 Jan 2013

This tool, which runs within a HUBzero instance, this tool parses a data set and creates topic groups, then analyzes the data to see which topic groups the individual pieces of data most likely corresponds to. The results are then returned to the result window, along with the list of stories and the topics generated. The results, data and topics can all be downloaded.

Last updated: 15 Jan 2013

VUE

VUE (Visual Understanding Environment) is concept mapping software that can integrate with a repository to pull in data.

Last updated: 15 Jan 2013

bubbl.us is free web-based mind mapping software.

Last updated: 15 Jan 2013

Exploratree is a database of "interactive thinking guides" (templates for brainstorming and planning) that are downloadable and editable within the browser.

Last updated: 15 Jan 2013

online brainstorming and mind mapping tool

Last updated: 15 Jan 2013

Popplet is an online mind mapping and collaborative brainstorming tool.

Last updated: 15 Jan 2013

Text 2 Mind Map takes a structured list of words or sentences and generates a mind map.

Last updated: 15 Jan 2013

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