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Supercharging Productivity with Trello

By : Brittany Joiner
Book Image

Supercharging Productivity with Trello

By: Brittany Joiner

Overview of this book

Managing large projects and teams can be an immense challenge, but having an efficient project management system can make all the difference. Trello is one of the leading project management systems, however, it’s crucial to understand its features to leverage its full potential Supercharging Productivity with Trello is the perfect guide for you to enhance efficiency and do more in less time. You’ll start by exploring Trello's structure, including cards, boards, and lists, before diving into Trello card basics. Next, you’ll learn to use Trello views and templates to aggregate tasks and organize projects. You’ll then explore automation, including triggers and actions, to create powerful workflows that will help you prioritize tasks and organize your data effectively. Later, you’ll discover Power-Ups, an add-on that extends Trello's functionality. Throughout the book, you’ll find practical tips and real-world examples to gain practical knowledge. By the end of this book, you’ll be well-equipped to use Trello effectively for task and project management helping you stay on top of your game and deliver quick wins in no time.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Part 1 – Trello Foundation
Part 2 – Automation in Trello
Part 3 – Power Up Your Boards
Chapter 13: Syncing Info Between Boards and Tools


The start and due date fields are used to set deadlines for a task or project. The due date is the date by which a task or project should be completed, while the start date is the date on which work should begin. Can’t get enough and need more dates? We’ll talk about how to add more dates in Chapter 3 when we discuss custom fields.

To set a start or due date, simply click on a card and select the appropriate date from the calendar.

Start and due dates

A card can have both the start and due date fields set, neither of the fields set, or one of each set. Both fields offer a date value, but only the due date field accepts a time value as well.

Why use dates?

Dates are useful to visualize deadlines and prioritize your tasks. Cards with a due date can be plotted on a Timeline or Calendar view, which we’ll discuss in more detail in Chapter 4.

Sorting cards by the due date in a list is a useful way to prioritize your workload for the week. If you...