MindJet MindManager 8 has gradually found itself a home as a product management and project management tool in many organizations. Mind maps can help project managers and their teams
to better drill down into the project lifecycle. Consider that mind maps can
come into play during typical project lifecycle activities including:
- Managing project information including individual tasks or sub-projects.
- Managing project requirements gathering and solicitation.
- Developing project communications including project kickoff.
- Facilitating project team meetings and meetings with project stakeholders.
In response to the needs of product managers and project managers, MindJet offers
the MindJet Project Management JetPack to help kick start project schedules and add a new visual
dimension to typical project planning activities like project process
overviews, business cases, software use cases, project scope, issue tracking,
and project closure. The JetPack
includes mind map templates and white papers. It costs $79.00 and is available
The MindJet Project Management JetPack is only compatible with MindJet
MindManager Pro 7 and 8 for Windows and includes the following templates:
- Problem Definition
- Project Requirements
- Business Plan
- Project Charter
- Project Deliverables
- Organization Chart
- Risk Management Plan
- Change Request
- Project Plan
The MindJet JetPack also includes a number of white papers related to project management.
MindJet MindManager Pro 8 and the MindJet Project Management
JetPack offer project managers powerful project management and communications
tools that can help productivity and communications during the project
lifecycle and make project status information more accessible to and any and
all interested audiences including executive stakeholders.