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Likelihood to Recommend

Clearview InFocus

Compared to other accounting software, I think InFocus offers more functionalities and it's very user friendly. It's a cloud based solution you can easily access remotely, and the connection speed is quite fast. It integrates project management data and financial data, which is important for an engineering company like us.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MindGenius

[It's] Wonderful for small group or individual planning, brainstorming, explaining, projecting etc. It is also great for reporting or sharing findings of outcomes whether research or business related. It has a free viewer so that if you are presenting on a different computer, the viewer will allow the visuals to be shared. It is not ideal for collaboration unless everyone has this software.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Clearview InFocus
8.9
MindGenius
8.0
Task Management
Clearview InFocus
9.0
MindGenius
9.0
Resource Management
Clearview InFocus
9.0
MindGenius
9.0
Gantt Charts
Clearview InFocus
9.0
MindGenius
Scheduling
Clearview InFocus
9.0
MindGenius
Workflow Automation
Clearview InFocus
8.0
MindGenius
Timesheet Tracking
Clearview InFocus
9.0
MindGenius
Change request and Case Management
Clearview InFocus
9.0
MindGenius
Budget and Expense Management
Clearview InFocus
9.0
MindGenius
Team Collaboration
Clearview InFocus
MindGenius
8.0
Mobile Access
Clearview InFocus
MindGenius
6.0

Professional Services Automation

Clearview InFocus
8.5
MindGenius
10.0
Quotes/estimates
Clearview InFocus
8.0
MindGenius
Invoicing
Clearview InFocus
9.0
MindGenius
Project & financial reporting
Clearview InFocus
9.0
MindGenius
10.0
Integration with accounting software
Clearview InFocus
8.0
MindGenius

Pros

Clearview InFocus

  • Functionality - compared to some other software, it's a breeze to make modifications in InFocus.
  • Integration - it's a pretty smooth implementation from our legacy system Deltek.
  • User friendly - it's cloud based, easy to access from anywhere, connection speed is fast.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MindGenius

  • GOAL SETTING: Because of the available templates, it is easy to set goals and then revisit them for revision or follow through. I like to brainstorm while I set goals and then come back and annotate my goals with changes, improvements, or add/substract them as needed.
  • STRATEGIC PLANNING: MindGenius is terrific for working through ideas and parameters. I can either use a freelance screen or a template and brainstorm through the goals that I need to meet. Then I can branch out from each objective with the required facets of each one. I am visual so color coding and using shapes to organize the parts of the objective (i.e. the resources needed, people/stakeholders that are involved, missing pieces etc.). When organizing a project or research, I find it invaluable.
  • BRAINSTORMING: MindGenius is a wonderful visual to use in a small group or classroom to brainstorm or record ideas. I also adjunct teach and I find MG a wonderful visual for planning a paper or demonstrating how to support ideas in a paper or to verify that research is completed properly. it is a teacher's must-have.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Clearview InFocus

  • The report module can include more canned reports.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MindGenius

  • MindGenius is not as intuitive as I would like it to be. Although there is a quick-key stroke or movement that will replicate a shape or field if I want to make a parent or child block, I never remember what it is. I always use the manual insert by clicking with the mouse and it takes longer. If CONTROL ENTER created a new shape field like "the last one" or the one where the cursor is blinking, that would help considerably.
  • Changing the default visuals for a template or making a new template is overly time-consuming. Although I understand these details may only matter to someone as ULTRA-VISUAL a I am, if the font is too small or the shapes need to be visually altered, there is not a way to quickly grab those boxes and change the settings in one fell swoop. Although there is a way they can be changed, I have to navigate inside this and then inside this to get to the screen and then I have to figure out which changes the lines or the inside color of the shape etc. These details are a little overwhelming.
  • It would be great if I could make one shape in the font and layout I want and then replicate that pattern to other shapes or apply a different color scheme to it entirely. If these features already exist, i cannot find them and I consider myself to be rather tech savvy.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Clearview InFocus

I prefer InFocus over other products.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MindGenius

I have not used another product like MindGenius. Although I use Microsoft One Note for sometimes making lists that sync across my PC and my devices, I do not have another mind-mapping programming. MindGenius only has an app for iPad and without accessibility on iOS, I have not been able to use it for my daily TO DO lists etc that I would otherwise do. I use One Note for that role since MG does not have a phone app
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Clearview InFocus

  • Improves efficiency.
  • Increases productivity.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MindGenius

  • I have not tracked the positive or negative impact of MG on my overall business objectives. I have successfully used it in the aspects of my personal and professional management.
  • MG helps me stay on track with my research and personal editing. It keeps me accountable so that I meet my deadlines. Although I have not applied a dollar value to it, it helps me signficantly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Clearview InFocus

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

MindGenius

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Clearview InFocus
8.0
MindGenius
9.0

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