MindMeister vs. Zenhub

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
MindMeister
Score 7.1 out of 10
N/A
MindMeister is an online mind mapping tool that lets users share maps with an unlimited number of users and collaborate with them in real-time. The vendor says more than 11 million people around the world use MindMeister to brainstorm ideas, plan projects, take meeting minutes, develop business strategies, create stunning presentations and much more. It is designed to be intuitive. MindMeister runs in any standard web-browser as well as on iOS and Android devices, so users can access,…
$5.49
per month
Zenhub
Score 8.2 out of 10
N/A
ZenHub is a project management solution that runs native within GitHub with collaboration boards, file sharing, and pipeline selection.
$8.33
per month per user
Pricing
MindMeisterZenhub
Editions & Modules
Personal
$4.99
per user per month
Pro
$8.25
per user per month
Business
$12.49
per user per month
Free
$0
Growth
$8.33
per month per user
Growth
$8.33
per month per user
Enterprise
$12.45
per month per user
Enterprise
$12.45
per month per user
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
MindMeisterZenhub
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
More Pricing Information
Features
MindMeisterZenhub
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
MindMeister
-
Ratings
Zenhub
7.6
9 Ratings
Task Management00 Ratings9.39 Ratings
Resource Management00 Ratings7.34 Ratings
Gantt Charts00 Ratings6.33 Ratings
Scheduling00 Ratings9.13 Ratings
Workflow Automation00 Ratings7.76 Ratings
Team Collaboration00 Ratings8.79 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology00 Ratings7.79 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology00 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Document Management00 Ratings5.43 Ratings
Email integration00 Ratings8.33 Ratings
Mobile Access00 Ratings7.93 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Change request and Case Management00 Ratings9.72 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
MindMeister
-
Ratings
Zenhub
9.0
1 Ratings
Quotes/estimates00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Project & financial reporting00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
User Ratings
MindMeisterZenhub
Likelihood to Recommend
6.2
(15 ratings)
8.0
(9 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
10.0
(2 ratings)
8.3
(4 ratings)
User Testimonials
MindMeisterZenhub
Likelihood to Recommend
MeisterLabs
MindMeister is ideally suited for building mind maps, site maps, or similar types of data maps in the cloud without needing to install extra software. I find that it isn't quite as ideal for other types of diagrams (ERDs, flowcharts, etc) as some other tools, though it definitely can handle those things as well.
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Zenhub
If you have more than 2 developers this thing is basically a requirement within github to manage sprints if you use agile methodology. Why use a different website entirely when you can run your entire board right from github itself? I've tried other solutions but basing everything on github issues makes it so no duplicate work has to take place. If the UX quirks and mobile were fixed this would be 10/10 for me! If you're only one or two devs on a team it may be overkill to use, but if you're going to scale it's better to put the process in early.
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Pros
MeisterLabs
  • The UI is well laid out and easy to use. The workflow makes perfect sense and makes creating tasks a breeze.
  • The collaboration features make brainstorming not only easy but fun! Everyone enjoys using the tool, which was not the case with other collaboration software we used.
  • I love being able to get all of my thoughts and ideas on the screen to see them and then be able to connect them in a logical way.
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Zenhub
  • ZenHub has a lot of basic functionality, so that limits the complexity of the application
  • The ability to provide user defined labels and customize pipelines provides flexibility
  • The integration with GitHub provides a seamless process
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Cons
MeisterLabs
  • I think that the free plan should offer a bit more terms of features to make the testing experience more engaging.
  • My experience using the App version was not so good when compared to the web version of it. I feel more comfortable using it in my notebook.
  • Paid plans could be more flexible to support small or temporary demands.
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Zenhub
  • Additional communication/collaboration inside the platform would be helpful
  • Integration with additional systems like Slack would be a plus
  • sometimes web pages load slowly, but for the most part things are alright
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Usability
MeisterLabs
No answers on this topic
Zenhub
ZenHub is one of the best GitHub repo-management software integrating the usage of work-boards and task management, with the ability to integrate several team members to the work table. This method makes the team more organized since everyone can keep track of their time and tasks of themselves and also others, so you can see how fast your teammates are working or if they need any help with something they're working on.
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Support Rating
MeisterLabs
Never had an issue with customer support, though we never really needed anything major as far as technical help. I do not believe they offer 24 hour customer support but we don't need it as MindMeister is not the type of tool we need need 24 hour a day support for. Overall, very happy with the level of support.
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Zenhub
Support is good, but quite honestly, I haven't needed any support since 2015. As I remember, I was required to open a ticket and had to wait a few days for resolution. I give it a rating of 8 because of the lag in getting a solid resolution, but it was resolved adequately.
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Alternatives Considered
MeisterLabs
I have also used LucidChart and Google Draw to create mind maps and concept maps in the past. I think that MindMeister is by far the cleanest and most user friendly of the three. Google Draw does not have anywhere near the same functionality. LucidChart tends to be clunky and the options to create your map are not always clear and intuitive.
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Zenhub
I have used Workfront in the past, which in my experience, is best with a traditional waterfall methodology, similar to Microsoft Project and the other more traditional project management software projects. ZenHub is truly designed around the agile methodology. Other products that claim they are agile oriented seem to just be adjusting and tweaking their traditional product to include a few agile features.
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Return on Investment
MeisterLabs
  • The most positive result of using MindMeister is a visualization of each step in work and connections between different nodes(ideas, steps).
  • This greatly simplifies the work, especially collaborative work, since it is easier to show it once than to explain things many times.
  • Negative impact: lack of offline desktop version.
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Zenhub
  • Allowed us to move from Azure Boards to Github
  • Reduced our costs
  • Allowed us to get closer to a new market (Github users) by allowing us to familiarize ourselves with their workflows and tools
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