1. Identify and define the issue.
The topic represents the starting point that helps you name the problem, while the subtopics are meant to bring specific details and illustrations in order to shed more light upon the topic.
2. Gather all the facts and data.
The bookmarks are the perfect partner for keeping track of your collected data and facts.
3. Brainstorm possible solutions.
Create a web of related ideas, taking advantage of the various branch layouts and formats.
4. Get your team involved by assigning tasks to people.
The task function allows you to assign tasks to map topics: specifying the person responsible for the task and the duration it takes to fulfill it.
5. Compare and contrast topics or tasks.
Using the relationship lines you will be able to depict the relationship between topics and map out a solution to your problem.
6. Visualize your solution.
Choosing the appropriate theme feature will definitely emphasize your problem-solving strategy.
7. Evaluate the mind map of your problem-solving strategy.
Add notes, comments as well as likes to the topics or subtopics you want to change or improve.
8. Develop an action plan.
You may want to create a new map or extend the existing one in order to develop the plan that best suits your need.