We have gone through Google Docs which allows real-time data edition visible to all the users who have Google account with permissions settings and we have also seen Microsoft Office being the widely used for Data interpretation through Excel, notes via Microsoft Word offline. But there are no tool for easy project management and assigning task or getting rough idea for free. Here comes MindMeister an online tool for managing project ideas.
The MindMeister is an innovative way to take your notes or plan your projects. It brings the concept of mind mapping on to the web and brings in the real-time collaboration to allow users with brainstorming sessions. Registered users can create, share and manage minds maps online and access them from anywhere, anytime. Moreover it allows the edition of the documents simultaneously to work together and see other’s changes as they happen.
With Mind Meister you can manage meetings, prepare agenda, share agenda, assigning tasks, light weight project management and provides you with big picture at a glance. You can also use keyboard shorts while editing the mind maps online.
As soon as your login with your login credentials, you can quickly build your own mind maps without need to learn anything. All this is possible through standard web browser and no additional plugin or software is required for this purpose. You can instantly share any mind map with friends and colleagues. The colleagues whom you invite will have access to that mind maps depending up on what access you give them (they would be able to just access the maps or contribute to the maps). Once you click on Publish button your mind map would be available for the public to view and moreover you can embed it on your blog or sites API. Moreover premium and business users can create mind maps offline and then sync with the web when they come online.
The MindMeister is available in the following three packages –
- Free – With free users are allowed to create only 3 mind maps. They have rights to share, collaborate on maps and import function.
- Premium by paying $59 per year – You get unlimited mind maps, import and export from Free mind and Mind manager, Enhanced security, upload files and images, create and edits maps online.
- Business by paying $ 9 per user per month – Provides all functions included in Premium members with extra functions like automatic backups, reports and statistics & branded custom subdomains.