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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


If you love Trello but miss your spreadsheets, you might just love the Table view. Instead of plotting your cards on a Kanban board, this view shows the fields of your cards as rows of a table:

Figure 4.16 – Cards organized in rows

Figure 4.16 – Cards organized in rows

This view is particularly helpful for showing a group of tasks together that might be across multiple lists. For instance, if you want to share a screenshot of what your team is working on this week, you can gather it easily here. If you need to view more information about a card, click the card’s name to view the back of the card. The Table view is also useful if you need to quickly update many cards.

Editing cards

While you can’t add more columns to this view, you can see the most important properties, such as name, list, members, and due date. You can quickly edit these properties by clicking their sections of the row. This is much easier than opening a card and setting those values, then...