A famous psychologist, Eric Berne, claimed that people play games most of their lifetime.
Don't you think life is a role playing game itself? There are dozens of millions of people who spend a lot
of time and money playing MMORPGs (Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games), but... aren't our REAL LIVES
much better RPGs?
is a Web 2.0 service aimed to bring progress monitoring features (generally used in computer RPGs)
into real lives. It is a family of services we called Personal Progress Management
. With MyProgress, users can track their personal finances, skills, knowledge, wealth and
health dynamics and figure their place in the real word.
Modern life is so complex, supersaturated with all kinds of information, most people have no idea
how fast they are progressing, how successful they are, how much they "cost", and what kind
of world they built. The problem is, there are no tools - AT ALL - that would help
us gather statistical information about our lives, analyze, and display this information in a
convenient fashion. Until now.
implements a solution to what we call "life detail clutter". We believe every detail of a
human's life can be documented - or rather NEEDS to be documented on a private basis. Certainly, we can not
provide for every single bit of information people produce to be tracked, but we managed to try and provide
for the most critical and essential areas of our lives - finance, skills, wealth, knowledge, and health - to be secured
in a centralized location and available 24/7 online.
How does your information appear in our data storage? Obviously - you put it in by yourself. The fact is - most
people aren't pedants - not only it's hard for them to document what they do on a daily basis, some things
aren't easy for them even to remember.
"The majority of consumers who buy computers claim that personal finance management is one of the top three
reasons they are purchasing a PC. They've been claiming this for more than a decade. But only somewhere
around 2% of consumers end up using a personal finance manager ("PFM"), with Intuit Quicken and Microsoft
Money dominating the market. Both products have been around for -- you guessed it -- more than a decade.
This dramatic disconnect between consumer demand and actual market penetration is mind-boggling."
Well, no longer mind-boggling but rather challenging. We noticed that there is no fun at all in accounting
personal finance and many other kinds of private information with the products currently available on the
market. That is, there are excellent, beautiful and easy to use applications that plunge users into gloom.
We've had enough of these.
We do not strive for making people be more pedantic, instead, we generate significance
to small and ordinary
things. The power of Web 2.0 and online applications enabled us to design the new generation of personal progress
management products - more intelligent, more efficient and easy to use, and way more interesting!
The core feature of MyProgress
is its intelligence: smart technologies track every piece of information users
enter, whether it would be a new purchase, capital gains, an hour of photographic or driving experience,
rental price change, etc., and provide detailed overview on who these people are and how fast they are progressing
in comparison with the others across multiple categories, such as age, occupation, and location. Intelligence
squeezes an orange out of every piece of information our customers enter and extrapolates to every single
user, thus, it can provide them heaps of analytics about their lives and build very accurate forecasts.
We permanently improve our algorithms, extend analytics and polish the code because we always tend to provide the
best product possible (all of us are its users and want the best product for ourselves indeed).
As soon as anything comes in.
We are just a small startup (as of today) and cannot provide 24/7 toll-free lines et cetera, so please just send
all your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org