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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


These actions are for making changes to cards, specifically adding/removing all sorts of elements, such as labels, stickers, links, and event text. A lot of automation tends to fall into this category, so keep an eye out!

Figure 7.4 – Add/Remove actions

Figure 7.4 – Add/Remove actions

If you’re making changes to cards that don’t necessarily have their own sections (such as due dates, members, or links), you’ll find this section most helpful. It’s also a great place to go when you want to create a specific kind of card with checklists, dates, members, and more. For example, maybe you have a board for request ads. You could create a button that uses the create a new card action to create a templated card with all the fields set to your preferences, all with the click of a button!

Let’s start from the top and work our way down.

Create a new/unique card

Don’t get this confused with copying or moving—this creates...