Mind mapping is a methedalogical approcahe done in order to visually illustrate the ideas you've or gathered from a brainstorming session. Doing this on a whiteboard is the ideal use case along with your work mates or the team working on the same project. However, sometimes your team may not in the same location as you. You can still collaboratively do the mind mapping using a mind map software . Its web based and real-time so the whole team can brainstorm online.