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Biggerplate Unplugged 2016 by Mind Map: Biggerplate Unplugged 2016
5.0 stars - 36 reviews range from 0 to 5

Biggerplate Unplugged 2016

Interactive Workshop: Draw Your Big Ideas (Nora Herting @ ImageThink)

Graphic recording




Picturing big ideas

Active engagement

Ignite creativity

Grow business

Visual thinking to improve brain power

Increase your memory, Doodling, Increase recall by 30%, Keeping brain active

Have more creative & complex ideas, Make use of entire brain, Free association

Manage & prioritize better

Communicate emotions, Faces

Draw your big idea

Group activity

Liam Hughes @ Biggerplate - Welcome to BPUN16

Getting to think visually

Knowledge puzzle

No box

No visual cues

Trying to build a picture

Mind mapping

Useful tool, Planning, Brainstorming

Benefits, Ideas, Visual

Issues?, Credibility?, Incorrect positioning?, Misconceptions?

Potential solutions, Knowledge workers need solutions, Practical benefits and uses, Positive impacts, Normal people, Normal jobs

Biggerplate 3.0

Connecting community

Development areas, Students, Startups, Sustainability






Toni Krasnic @ Concise Learning - From Collecting Dots to Connecting Dots

Link to full presentation

Dr. Pablo Buitron @ Boston Medical - Mind mapping for tomorrow's doctors

Medical education


Mind maps to help medical students unlock full learning potential

Principles, Cognitive load, Limit size of mind maps so they're not overwhelming, Testing, Much more effective than rereading, Mind maps vs. concept maps

Patient care

Patients' understanding is different from that of patients

Health mind maping, Patient mind mapping of their understanding, Uses, Communication, Education, Navigation, Empowerment

Ongoing research, Training facilitators, Recruiting patients, Videotaping patients, Interviewing patients, Why is this happening to you?, My health mind map, What was your experience?, What will you do with the mind map?

Madeleine Philippe @ Universite Saint-Louis Bruxelles - Lifelong thinking and learning skills for tomorrow's knowledge workers


Statue of Liberty

Enlightening, Students, Knowledge workers, Empowerment, Learning tools, Mind maps, Diagrams, Graphic organizers, Thinking skills

The world, Global & local, Connections, Networks

Liberty, Augmented student, Linear teaching, Sustainable learning & thinking tools

Stephanie Diamond @ Visual Marketing Revolution - Developing marketing strategies using mind maps

Instant content wheel

Avatars (personas), Who is my ideal customer?, What are they interested in?

Buyer's journey, 1. Awareness, Who are you?, Trustworthy?, 2. Consideration, What do you offer?, How will your product help me?, Value of your product, 3. Decision, I choose you, 4. Satisfaction, Are you taking care of me?, 5. Ongoing use, Should I tell my network about you?, Ambassadors

Categories, Categories of your business, Subcategories of your business

Types, Videos, Diagrams, pictures, Worksheet, Questions, Tutorials





How to use it

How you're different

Your brand

Content marketers

Don't know what to write about

Don't have enough time

Can't create enough

Roger C. Parker @ Published & Profitable - Mind Mapping for readers and writers

My journey

From 1 year to write a book to writing a book in a month

Writer's balancing act

Reader goals, Who are your ideal readers?, Characteristics?, What is their desire to change?, Their goals and problems?, What are the steps needed to achieve their desired change?

Your goals, What is your desire for change?, What are your strengths? Weaknesses?, Resources

Existing books, What books are already available?, Competitive advantage

Efficiency, What needs to be done?, How long will it take?, How much time do you have available?, How can you create your own "mini-deadlines"?

3-step writing planner

What are you writing about?

How can you support your big idea?

What's the next step you want readers to take?

Publishing success cycle

Planning questions

Writing questions

Promoting questions

Profiting questions

Brian Sodl @ Navigator - Mind mapping and the knowledge worker journey

Organize information

Order and organization

Stand-up comedy

Novice to user to evangelist

Pilot success stories

Proposal development


Work breakdwon structure

Get out of weeds

Develop consensus


Larry Wolfe @ Boeing - Mind mapping at Boeing

Mind mapping since 1999

Personal success

Tough sell to management

Currently mind mapping technical leader with Boeing

Viable user group w/ 650 members

Over 2,000 users

Project management community of excellence

Leadership development center

Future of MM at Boeing

Develop basic MM skills

Formal software based training

Led by Project Management team

New component in Leadership Development

Business Value

Complex ROI assessment

Broad base of usage

Project management and Leadership Development Center (LDC) are leading the way

LDC, Strategic approach, Business simulations and strategic thinking, Learning technologies

Interactive Workshop: How to market mind mapping?


Who is the target?

Where are they going to be?, How can I reach them?

Business, Senior executives, Marketing managers, Employees

Education, Leaders, PTAs

Medical, Patients, Chronic patients, Mental illnesses

Buyer's journey

Example: Getting buy-in from senior executives

Awareness, Benefits, Their problems, Case studies, Competitors, Time & effort, Cost, ROI, Resources



Ongoing use



What is mind mapping?

Program applications

Benefits of mind mapping

Learning curve



Tools and templates




Mind maps


Social media



Senior executive + category + type

Biggerplate Brainstorm, Questions, and Awards