MentorBox is a next inline product of NotesBuddy, a product of ISF Analytica & Informatica Pvt. Ltd. MentorBox is a shrewdly crafted application with a set of connected plugins that enable its users to get the mentoring process done at ease. All the plugins chosen to build the application has a direct co-relationship to each other input to output respectively. The plugins associated with this application aims at seamless management of the mentoring process.
The dashboard of MentorBox allows users to get mentored as a company or as a learning group. The two-fold approach has been used keeping in mind of the nature in which a project team or a learning group can use MentorBox to their advantage
- Dashboard by Portfolio – Here the user can subscribe to the segment where the project is connected with like Information Technology, Emerging Technology, Financial Technology so on and so forth. Once in a particular segment, the administrator creates a project profile and a project card is displayed. All users working under a common project are added as subscribers to that project.
- Dashboard by Group – Many times there is a requirement of learning groups who are not directly involved in any project. Here the group may be classified under Financial Markets, Finance, Marketing, IT Development and so on and so forth. Once in a particular group, the administrator creates a team profile and a team card is displayed. All users under a particular team card can then interact on the subject of their common interest.
On clicking the “Login” button on the project card or the team card respectively, the user is directed towards the “User Dashboard”. Users are restricted to “Login” only into their team card. On “Logout” the user gets back to the “Main Dashboard”
The “User Dashboard” pulls down the following tools/plugin’s that can be used for different purposes as mentioned below:–
This is a plug-in that enables online team collaboration to be used for brainstorming, tutoring for education/ discussion. One can collaborate to share blueprints, strategic plans, system drawings in real time. Associated features of wireframe sketching tool help in freehand drawing and line smoothing and shape recognition algorithm helps in display pretty shapes. The post-it attachment makes it very helpful for brainstorming. The whiteboard can be saved as an image into a pdf file and can be shared across the team. In addition, the whiteboard can have a live audio chat (Skype for example) whiteboard sharing, image sharing and document sharing is ideal for online tutoring, design communication or having productive meetings.
This plug-in is like any other video conferencing tool that enables up to 4 people to the conference and creating a dedicated/ locked room with a flexible layout. One can then share their screen as well as chat during the video conference. Additional features of recording the conference are as well available.
The Document Manager allows the user to create different documents that are going to be consumed by the team/project. Each file gives information about its author when it was created and other file credentials.
The File Manager allows the users of the team to organize the files created in the process to store it on the server so that it can be downloaded later on for reference or otherwise.