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MeisterTask

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MeisterTask
Developer(s)MeisterLabs GmbH
Initial release2015
Engine
    Operating systemWeb application, macOS, Windows OS, iOS, Android[1]
    Available in12 languages
    List of languages
    English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, Russian, Japanese, Italian, Simplified Chinese, Korean
    TypeProductivity software, project management,task management, team collaboration, web productivity tools
    LicenseFreemium
    Websitehttps://meistertask.com

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    MeisterTask is a cloud-based Kanban-style collaborative task-management application.[2] It was launched in 2015 by MeisterLabs GmbH,[3] a software company that developed the online mind mapping tool MindMeister. The company has headquarters in Vienna and operates offices in Munich[4][5] and Seattle.[6][7]

    Development[edit]

    MeisterTask was created by MeisterLabs, a German software company, founded by Michael Hollauf[8] and Till Vollmer in 2006.[3][9] The idea of the product was developed after the company received customer requests to improve the task management features in MindMeister.[10] The solution was intended to help users shift from brainstorming to agile execution of their projects.[3][5][11]

    The software development lasted two years and cost nearly €1.5 million ($1.7 million) with no external funds engaged and most of the funding coming from MindMeister revenue.[12][13]

    A few months after its release in 2015, MeisterTask reached 100,000 users.[12] The same year, the company launched a free MeisterTask mobile app for iPhone and iPad.[3][11]

    In 2016, MeisterTask reached one million registered users. Also in 2016, the company opened its first United States office.[5][14]

    As of 2018, MeisterTask had over 2 million users.[15]

    Product[edit]

    MeisterTask is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)[13] product that enables users to organize and manage projects and tasks. Communication and remote collaboration are produced through the web- and app-based interfaces, allowing team-members organize and automate workflow, discuss and assign tasks, add due dates,[16] and track progress on customizable project boards in real-time.[3][17][18]

    MeisterTask utilizes Kanban boards,[18][19] sharing similarities with such applications as Trello and Asana.[2]

    The software can be used in a web-browser, or through applications for Mac, Windows, iOS, and Android.[20][21] It adopts a freemium model, with a free basic version offering limited functionality and a paid version that provides additional features.

    The program has integrations with other tools, including GitHub, Microsoft Teams, Zendesk, Google Drive, Slack, Dropbox, IFTTT, iCalendar, Harvest, and Zapier.[2][22][23]

    Among the software's customers are Virgin Hyperloop One,[24] Nokia, BMW, SAP, Oracle, CNN, and Vodafone.[7]

    Technology[edit]

    MeisterTask operates on Ruby on Rails on the backend, while the frontend works on React and Redux.[25]

    Reception[edit]

    The software was listed among the "Best Apps 2015" by Google and iOS App Store,[26][14][27] and among the best applications in its category by WIRED[28] and Zapier.[6] It was also included into Capterra's Top 20 Project Management Software list.[29]

    In 2017, MeisterTask received the Best Apps for Teaching & Learning award by the American Library Association.[30][31]

    See also[edit]

    • Cloud storage
    • Collaboration software
    • Kanban board
    • List of collaborative software
    • List of project management software
    • Project management software
    • Task management software

    References[edit]

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    19. Detweiler. "Busy Entrepreneurs Can't Live Without These 10 Essential Productivity Tools". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-04-23.
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    24. "Virgin Hyperloop One's IT Team Stays Organized with MeisterTask". Focus. 2018-11-21. Retrieved 2019-09-27. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
    25. "EuRuKo 2018". EuRuKo 2018. Retrieved 2019-09-27.
    26. "MeisterTask Launches Statistics & Reports Features to Help Teams Work Transparently and Achieve More". Benzinga. Retrieved 2019-09-27.
    27. Wallner, Susi (2017-05-16). "How Simplicity Brought German Startup MeisterLabs 8mln Global Users". StartUs Magazine. Retrieved 2019-09-27.
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    29. "Best Project Management Software and Tools | 2019 Reviews of the Most Popular Systems". www.capterra.com. Retrieved 2019-09-27.
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