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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


Although we’ve been through card changes, did you know there are still so many more changes that can happen to a card? Let’s tackle dates in this section—specifically, start and due dates (we’ll get more into custom field dates later in this chapter).

Figure 6.11 – Dates trigger events

Figure 6.11 – Dates trigger events

Date triggers are when something changes with the due or start date on a card. There are a couple of different options here, but you’ll notice there’s nothing for when a card is due. We’ll cover those triggers in Chapter 10, when we talk about date-based automation. But for now, we’re sticking with the automation triggers available under the Rules section.

When a start/due date is set on a card

If you want to trigger an action to happen when a start or due date is added to a card, then this is what you’re looking for. As usual, you can click the filter button to be even more specific. This...