MindManager Review - why 4.2 stars?

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jul 20, 2020

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What is MindManager?

Main category: Project Management

MindManager is a solution that enables users to visualize information in flowcharts and mind maps. The solution offers a number of features that include a dynamic and visual tool that enables presentations, meetings and personal tasks management be organized quickly.

The information and knowledge management module improves communication and understanding. The solution also facilitates problem-solving and decision-making through a visual and organized representation of information and ideas.

Additionally, it also assists in the visualization of concepts and processes. Other capabilities include information views, budgeting, and forecasting, sharing tools among others. MindManager is a product of Mindjet Inc., which is based in the United States.

MindManager rating -

The rating of MindManager is 4.2 stars out of 5 and the total score is 91 out of 100. The rating and score are based on ITQlick expert review. We publish unbiased reviews, learn more in our score and rating methodology page

Typical Customers

MindManager is suitable for business experts, progammers, business analysts, database experts, product owners, system administrators and enterprises that are looking for a mind mapping software. Amiad, Ziba and ABB are some of the clients of MindManager.

Features

MindManager comes with information viewing, presentations, budgeting and forecasting, project planning, task management, integration with MS Office, image and PDF export, integrated web browser, topic elements and organization, navigation, viewing and editing features. The mind mapping solution can help users to organize and present ideas in a visual context.

MindManager 3 Pros

  • The software is easy to use
  • The system helps in ideation sessions
  • The system is an excellent project manager

MindManager 2 Cons

  • The new features are only available on windows
  • The advanced features are difficult to find

Competitors & Alternatives

The two main competitors of MindManager software include Microsoft Visio and TaskRay Solutions. Microsoft Visio software is a process modeling, data visualization, and diagramming solution while MindManager is a solution that enables users to visualize information in flowcharts and mind maps. Both Microsoft Visio and MindManager software are above average in cost. Based on the online reviews, Microsoft Visio software has been awarded a 4-star rating while MindManager has been awarded a 4.5 rating.

Microsoft Visio is ideal for small and midsize practices while MindManager software is an ideal solution designed to support small, medium, and large practices. TaskRay is a project management solution for salesforce while MindManager is a solution that enables users to visualize information in flowcharts and mind maps.

TaskRay is a low cost software while MindManager software is an above average cost. While TaskRay software offers deployment flexibility as it can either be installed on-premise or hosted on the cloud while MindManager solution can only be deployed on-premise. Based on the online reviews, TaskRay software has been awarded a 3.5-star rating while MindManager software has been awarded a 4.5 rating. . The full list of competitors can be found here.

MindManager Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $349 per license. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 5.8 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for MindManager

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Is it the right software for you?

MindManager software is suitable for small, medium and large practices. It caters to multiple specialties including individuals and companies looking for a visual way to brainstorm ideas, work projects and manage tasks. The software is predominant in USA, Middle East, UK, Australia, Africa among others.

MindManager Categories

Business Plan
Operations
Project Management

MindManager specifications

ITQlick Score: 91/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.2/5)
Company: Mindjet
Address: San Francisco, CA
Pricing: Starting from $349 per license
Website:Visit MindManager website
Typical customers: Medium business, Large business
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

MindManager Features

Collaboration
Document Management
Issue Tracking
Project Management
Resource Management
Scheduling

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.