Workflowy

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Workflowy
Workflowy logo
Workflowy logo (June 2018)
Developer(s) WorkFlowy, Inc.
Initial release August 2, 2010
Operating system iOS, Android, Web
Type Productivity software
Alexa rank Increase 11,662 (June 2018)[1]
Website workflowy.com

Workflowy is a simple web-based outliner created by Mike Turitzin and Jesse Patel at a Y Combinator startup camp. The idea for Workflowy arose from Patel’s prior work experience in project management and his frustration with the lack of useful tools.[2]

The app operates on a freemium business model and its straightforward list-like interface has been described as "uncluttered."[3] by PC World in 2013 and "minimalistically elegant" by The Atlantic in 2016.[4] Since its launch Workflowy has developed what the Geek Wire describe as "a cult-like following." [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "workflowy.com Site Infosite". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 7 June 2018. 
  2. ^ Manjoo, Farhad (August 2, 2012). "Everything Is a List". Slate. Retrieved April 25, 2016. 
  3. ^ Zukerman, Erez (September 30, 2013). "5 free Web tools to organize your thoughts". PC World. Retrieved April 25, 2016. 
  4. ^ Fallows, James (January 6, 2016). "Tech Tips for the New Year: CloudMagic, Workflowy, 'Low Light' Filter on iPad". The Atlantic. Retrieved November 22, 2016. 
  5. ^ Lystra, Tony (May 5, 2018). "At top of WorkFlowy founder's to-do list: Keeping his app's cult-like following happy". Geek Wire. Retrieved May 18, 2018. 

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