When to Use Which Diagram: Concept Map vs Mind Map
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https://www.xmind.net/blog/en/2019/12/concept-map-vs-mind-map/
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The Tool
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QuestionsYesNo
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Audience
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Do you have a broad audience for your map (like, across industries, and education background)?
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Is it fine to have some level of ambiguities?
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ScenarioYesNo
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Do you need to discuss or brainstorm about your map at some stage?
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Usability
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Are you looking for something quick and easy to make?
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Do you require high readability of your map?
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Content characteristics
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Is your content under constant updates (at some stage)?
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Are the types of relationship between topics simple and similar?
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Mind Map Score5
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Concept Map Score
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Rubrics
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7Pick this mapping!
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4~6You can use this mapping, but consider combining the other type at some stage.
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0~3Not suitable in your case, but this mapping may inspire your process at some points.
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