Brainstorming Software - Create brainstorming diagrams Rapidly from templates

Brainstorming Software - Create mind maps (graphical representations of thought processes) for brainstorming, problem solving, rational analysis, and decision marking.

What is Brainstorming

Brainstorming is a creativity technique in which ideas are generated in order to solve a problem. The main result of a brainstorm session is a solution to a problem. The solution can be an idea which is a complete solution to the problem. It can be a list of ideas, leading to an approach to a subsequent solution of the problem. Or it can be a list of ideas resulting into a plan to find the final answer. Brainstorming was originated by Alex Osborn. A good brainstorming diagram is an excellent tool to help your team arrive at the best ideas and plans. Brainstorming diagrams help you develop any system of related ideas or information by showing interrelationships among topics in a hierarchy. They improve clear associative thinking and communication, which encourages creativity and problem solving.

Brainstorming Software

Edraw Max is a quick and easy mind mapping software for creating great-looking brainstorming (graphical representations of thought processes) for brainstorming, problem solving, rational analysis, and decision marking. It includes thousands of ready-made graphics that you can simply stamp to create your drawing.

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Ready-Made Templates for Brainstorming

This brainstorming diagram template helps you create diagrams that describe the thought processes used in your organization. You can use it in defining plans, problem-solving, decision-making, and brainstorming processes.

A brainstorming diagram typically has three main visual components: a main topic, subtopics, and peer topics. The main topic is the central theme of the diagram. In the brainstorming diagram above, "Marketing Plan" is the main topic.

A subtopic connects to and is subordinate to the main topic (or another subtopic). In the diagram above, "Promotion" is the subtopic of "Marketing Plan" and "Trade shows" is the subtopic of "Promotion."

A peer topic is a topic at the same level in the hierarchy as the selected topic. The topic "Price" in the brainstorming diagram example is the peer topic of "Promotion." The following template is some logic shapes for draw a brainstorming.

Symbols for Mind Map

The following symbols are part of the classic symbols in the brainstorming diagram.

symbols in the map mapping diagram

More symbols: mind map symbols 2, mind map symbols 3, mind map symbols 4

Examples of Brainstorming Diagram

The following are some examples created by Edraw Max.

mind map and Brainstorming Diagram

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Who will use the Brainstorming

  1. New product development - obtaining ideas for new products and making improvements to existing products
  2. Business planning - develop and improve product ideas.
  3. Team building - generates sharing and discussion of ideas while stimulating participants to think
  4. Advertising - developing ideas for advertising campaigns
  5. Problem solving - issues, root causes, alternative solutions, impact analysis, evaluation
  6. Process management - finding ways of improving business and production processes
  7. Project Management - identifying client objectives, risks, deliverables, work packages, resources, roles and responsibilities, tasks and issues

Brainstorming can be acted as a supplement for

  1. Individual ideation: by means of generating a maximum number of potentially usable ideas in a minimum of time.
  2. A business conference: stimulate creative thinking in a judicial and relatively unproductive atmosphere.
  3. Creative training: brainstorming improves the creative attitude towards solving problems and improves the creative ability in groups and individual.

Brainstorming for problem solving

  1. Improve initiative: During a brainstorm session, participants are encouraged to constantly throwing their ideas, to take initiative all the time. This initiative can last even after the session.
  2. Improve creative thinking: Participants are encouraged to look from a creative perspective to the problem and the power of association is used to create ideas.
  3. Improve morale: The participants work together as a team to find a solution to a problem and every participant is encouraged to take initiative.
  4. These two factors can improve the morale of the team and its members.
  5. Have more FUN: Most of the participants like the interactive and creative atmosphere in which problems are solved and creativity is enhanced.

All these uses are supported by Edraw Max, making it the ideal productivity software for your brainstorming and creative, radiant thinking needs. Other relative links

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