Computer Aided Design (CAD) managers wear many hats. Beside their various managerial responsibilities, such as workload scheduling and managing staff, their days are filled with reviewing drawings, building standards, troubleshooting CAD-related issues and more. To stay on top of all these tasks and keep upper management in the loop without any extra effort, CAD managers can use MeisterTask.
What Is MeisterTask?
MeisterTask is a an intuitive online task manager that visualizes tasks in Kanban-style project boards. CAD managers can share projects with staff for easy task assigning, as well as with upper management, to provide them with a bird’s-eye view of everything that’s going on.
“CAD managers and admins wear many different hats and usually end up doing a ton of different things on any given day,” explains Jisell Howe, AutoCAD Certified CAD Administrator at Uponor. “That’s why my boss suggested I look into using an app that would provide more visibility to that.”
BIM/CAD Managers: are you looking for a way to bring visibility with what you do on a day to day basis to Upper Management? Check out @meistertask . It’s free and produces an easy to use kanban board. Visibility without the micromanagement 😀
— Jisell Howe, CDT (@ji5ell) November 21, 2018
After doing some research, Jisell quickly settled on MeisterTask. “I love the Kanban card system because I can drag and drop cards to different sections based on where a task is at any point,” she explains. “I also like how each card represents a task/idea, and that supporting details can all be stored inside those cards. This way, I’m able to show things at a big picture level, while I can focus on the task at hand. It’s easy to implement and maintain. It’s great!”
In contrast to other Kanban-based task managers, MeisterTask not only visualizes workflows but also automates them. Here are a few examples of task automations CAD managers can set up:
- Get notified via Slack or email when a new drawing is ready for review
- Start the time tracking when a task is moved into the “In Progress” section
- Send an email to upper management when a task has been completed
- Automatically assign tasks to responsible team members
Ready to get started? MeisterTask Basic is free to use and offers unlimited projects, tasks and collaborators. To get automations, integrations, and other power features, you can upgrade to one of MeisterTask’s premium plans anytime.