A Word with You Press, November 23, 2010
Must... have... brains...
"I was forever looking for ways to help organize my stream-of-consciousness thinking until I discovered Personal Brain."
- Diana Diehl, A Word with You Press
The MindMapping Software Blog, October 28, 2010
PersonalBrain 6 is a Significant Upgrade to this Unique Mind Mapping Tool
"PersonalBrain 6 is perhaps the most significant upgrade ever to this unique visual mapping and knowledge management tool. "
-Chuck Frey, The MindMapping Software Blog
KMWorld, October 11, 2010
TheBrain Gets More Personal
"TheBrain Technologies has released PersonalBrain 6, which augments PersonalBrain publishing and enables synchronization of Brains across multiple platforms and machines."
Speaking of Impact, Spring, 2010
Go from Thought to Action at Your Next Event
"PersonalBrain is a new type of software that moves beyond folder directories
by letting you create a network of information, organized the way you natually think about it."
- Shelley Hayduk, TheBrain Technologies
IT Reviews, May, 2010
TheBrain - Personal Brain Free 5.5
Mind Mapping Software to Organise Your Head
"This is a great little mind mapping and visualisation tool, which benefits from a streamlined interface that makes it dead easy to use."
- IT Reviews
PCWorld, April 22, 2010
PersonalBrain Free Edition Mindmapper May Be the Closest Thing to an Extra Brain
"...quite possibly most intuitive mind mapping utility on the planet. "
- Andrew Brandt, PC World
Khaleej Times Online, September 18, 2009
The Uncharted Backwoods of Your Computer
"It helps you find connections between things you hadn’t considered,
or reminded you of things you might otherwise have forgotten."
- Jeremy Wagstaff, Khaleej Times Online
The MindMapping Software Blog, September 10, 2009
TheBrain Technologies releases PersonalBrain v5.5
"TheBrain Technologies recently released an ambitious upgrade to its free
PersonalBrain product. Version 5.5 of this powerful visual mapping and
knowledge management application contains numerous improvements."
- Chuck Frey, The MindMapping Software Blog
The Examiner, September 9, 2009
Organizing Your Information
"There is nothing like it for organizing information for your book.
You can actually do clustering/mindmapping within it,
and link to sources and other stuff. An amazing product."
- Joel Orr, SF Writing Careers Examiner
Harvard Business Review, September 2009
Death by Information Overload
"He uses this tool, which visually associates related pieces of
information on a computer screen, to save and categorize newly acquired knowledge."
- Paul Hemp, Harvard Business Review
GTD Times, September 3, 2009
David’s Autobiographical Brain
There are lots of creative mapping tools out there, and PersonalBrain is one that
David Allen uses to capture an autobiographical brain of his life.
The Atlantic, August 24, 2009
My new software favorite: Personal Brain
"this program is really interesting, and let's see how it fits the
way I think and work."
-James Fallows, The Atlantic
CIO, May 11, 2009
Mind Maps Fuel Productivity
"It should be the first thing you pull up when you think through a new project."
-Donna Fitzgerald, Gartner Research Director
Riscario Insider, February 1, 2009
PersonalBrain 5: Data to Information to Wisdom
"Imagine searching for years for something that might not exist. Then finding it. That's PersonalBrain..."
-Promod Sharma, Riscario Insider
AppScout, January 27, 2009
PersonalBrain Helps You Map Your Thoughts
"...you'll quickly become addicted to it."
-Alan Henry, AppScout
KMWorld, September 10, 2008
PersonalBrain 4.5 is a Trend Setting Product of 2008
"A powerful personal knowledge management tool."
Macworld, August 6, 2008
Review: PersonalBrain Pro 4.5
"Mirroring the way a human thinks is a tough job for software, but
PersonalBrain 4.5, a powerful brainstorming
and knowledge management tool, falls just shy of artificial intelligence."
-Lee Sherman, Macworld.com
The Washington Post, August 6, 2008
PersonalBrain Pro 4.5
"While there are plenty of outliners, Getting Things Done,
and project management tools for the Mac,
PersonalBrain 4.5 gives you a powerful, innovative non-linear capability."
-Lee Sherman, Macworld.com
KM World, August 4, 2008
TheBrain Gets Bigger
"PersonalBrain 4.5 helps people mind map their "thoughts," ideas and
information with new visualization, searching and editing features. Further, a new, robust and more
powerful database backend sets no limits to the number of "thoughts" and files that can be connected
KM World, May 28, 2008
"Watch the news, and every day you see proof that the world is increasingly interlinked.
Nowhere is too far away to matter. More than ever, we need to understand how other people and
events across the world affect the way we live. Technologies like TheBrain are essential to help us do this."
-James Burke, Author, Host and Narrator of the Television Series "Connections"
"PersonalBrain is the most compelling computer adaptation of mind mapping we’ve encountered.
We found PersonalBrain fairly easy to use especially with the ample help available. One standout
resource is the PersonalBrain 101 weekly demo hosted by a live human."
-Stuart Gripman, reporter for Mac|Life
The Wall Street Journal Online
"For some people, putting all their stuff in a list -- even a well-organized one -- doesn't reflect how they think; they prefer to view things laid out on a page in a more graphical way, so they can move items around and find unexpected relationships between them."
-Michael Totty, news editor for The Journal Report in San Francisco
KM World 2007
More Brain Power for Product Development
"With BrainEKP’s intuitive user interface, key relationships and ideas are instantly visible."
-Sandy Ping, CEO of VentureForward
Peter Greenberg Worldwide
A Personal Brain for Organizing Your Travels
"It’s one of the most innovative products I’ve seen in a long time, and finally gets
the computer to think like we do."
-Phil Baker for Peter Greenberg Worldwide and the San Diego Transcript
Tech News World - August 22, 2007
Mind Mapping Goes 3-D With Personal Brain
"I've experimented with more than a few mind managers -- both offline and online -- and Personal Brain is one of the best I've seen so far. Its elegant design and savvy interface make it a pleasure to use and a productive tool for the creative process."
-John P. Mello Jr., Tech News World Columnist
The News and Observer - August 8, 2007
Navigating Your Brain Made Easier
"PersonalBrain is a visualization program that helps you organize what's in your PC or your mind. The product of California-based TheBrain Technologies (www.thebrain.com), the program is an ingenious way not so much to find important items in your work but to view them in a context, surrounded by linkages that shift as you change focus."
-Paul Gilster, Correspondent
San Diego Daily Transcript - July 23, 2007
Manage Your Information Visually
"It's one of the most innovative products I've seen in a long time, and finally gets the computer to think like we do."
-Phil Baker, Tech Columnist
AssistiveTek - July 20, 2007
PersonalBrain 4 Released, PersonalBrain 4 for Macintosh
"PersonalBrain 4 is a wonderful visual repository...allows you to find information almost instantaneously."
-Brian Friedlander, Assistive Technology Expert
Computerworld - July 16, 2007
Find it faster: 3-D software can help users better organize computer files
"Imagine being able to find a piece of obscure information on your hard drive quickly instead of having to remember where you saved it, because it's dynamically linked to related bits and pieces that more easily come to mind..."
-Todd Weiss, Computerworld
Eric Mack Podcast - June 28, 2007
Meet Shelley & Harlan of TheBrain Technologies
"Personal Brain is an amazing tool for mapping your brain. You might even call it a true mind mapping tool. Listen to the podcast and you hear why I think so."
-Eric Mack, eProductivity Specialist
Loose Wire - June 22, 2007
Getting My Brain Around PersonalBrain
"I love the program with the passion of the newly converted but often feel I'm not getting the most out of it. I also feel a failure in my efforts to convert friends to its power. It's almost painful to see them writhing with information that would reveal so much to them if they spent a bit of time getting their brains around PersonalBrain."
-Jeremy Wagstaff, Loose Wire
Innovation Tools - June 20, 2007
PersonalBrain 4 offers new dimensions in visual mapping
"If you work with large amounts of information and have gotten frustrated by your ability to navigate and work with large mind maps, PersonalBrain 4.0 is definitely worth a look."
-Chuck Frey, Mind Mapping Expert, Innovation Tools
Pre 2007 News Coverage
Media Post Magazine - March 2006
Media Magazine Goes Non-linear with TheBrain
Media Post Magazine - March 2006
New World Order
KMWorld - March 2006
KMWorld 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management
Awards - March, 2005
The Wall Street Journal Online - April 2004
Expand Your Mind
KMWorld - January 2004
The KMWorld Awards
BBC News - November 2003
Cracking the hacker underground
EContent - June 2003
Collapsing the Time to Knowledge
Call Center Magazine - February 5, 2003
A Brainchild Grows
Call Center Magazine - January 2003
Building the Bases of Knowledge
EContent - January 2003
Companies That Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry
KMWorld - December 2002
Telcos Ring Up Customer Service With KM
KMWorld - December 2002
Call Center Rely on Rapid Response
ContactCenterWorld - August 8, 2002
Exclusive Interview with Co-Founder of TheBrain
Call Center Magazine - July 7, 2002
A Place in the Sun
Call Center Magazine - June 5, 2002
Smart Business - June 2002
Intelligent Enterprise - May 28, 2002
Visions of Intelligence
Federal Computer Week - May 13, 2002
Too Much Information
IntelligentKM.com - April 26, 2002
SupportIndustry.com - April 23, 2002
TheBrain Technologies Corporation Introduces the First Enterprise Knowledge Platform for
RealMarket.com - April 18, 2002
TheBrain Introduces Knowledge Platform For Customer Care
KMWorld News - April 15, 2002
The Computer Answer Guy - March 1998
Syndicated radio show (4 minute review in RealAudio)