Introduction to Minitab Engage®

Learn about Engage

Engage combines a powerful desktop app for executing projects with a secure web app that provides insight into your entire business initiative. The web app and the desktop app work together to help you control and monitor your deployment.

In the web app

The web app includes the following features.
Use the dashboard to report key metrics.
Project Repository
Use the project repository to store your projects.
Use workflow to collect and vet ideas, convert the best ideas into projects, and advance projects through phases.
Design page
Use the Design page to create a sandbox where data architects can manage data, templates, public reports, workflow, and notifications.

In the desktop app

The desktop app includes the following features.
Idea form
Use the idea form to submit ideas.
Management Section
Use the management section to ensure consistent project definition and tracking.
Use roadmaps to provide a step-by-step guide for your project.
Integrated tools
Use integrated tools for efficient project execution.

Learn about this guide

This guide introduces you to some of the most commonly-used tools in Engage. Use this guide to learn how to complete the following tasks.
  • Submit project ideas and understand workflow.
  • Open your project and add tools to the project roadmap.
  • Submit your project for review and share it with your team.
  • Open the dashboard and understand its components.

Install the desktop app

Your company's license administrator controls how the desktop app and its updates are installed.
  • If your license administrator sets up automatic installation, then you can download and install the desktop app from a link in the web app. When updates are available, you will receive them automatically when you sign in. You must have Administrator permission on your computer to install the desktop app and its updates.
  • If your license administrator sets up manual installation, then you can start to use the desktop app after its shortcut appears on your computer's desktop. When updates are available, you will receive them after your license administrator deploys the updates.

What's next

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