7 Questions Answered about Trello
Updated: Jan 4, 2019
Interested in using Trello for your projects? Check out the answers for 7 of the most asked Trello questions.
Trello is a task management app that gives you a visual overview of what is being worked on and who is working on it. It used the Kanban System which was developed in Toyota as a system to keep production levels high and maintain flexibility. It is best represented as a whiteboard filled with post-it notes. Each post-it represents different tasks involved in the project.
"Trello is a system of boards, lists and cards. This creates a system that allows for individuals or teams to track a project and collaborate or contribute where they can be most useful or where it is most needed.”
What is Trello?
Trello is a task management app that gives you a visual overview of what is being worked on and who is working on it. It used the Kanban system, which was developed in Toyota as a system to keep production levels high and maintain flexibility. It is best represented as a whiteboard filled with post-it notes.
What is Trello used for?
Trello is a collaboration tool that organizes your projects into boards. In one glance,Trello tells you what's being worked on, who's working on what, and where something is in a process
Is Trello private?
Public Data vs Private Data in Trello. You have full control over the visibility of your data, and all defaults favor privacy. You have the ability to make boards and teams private, in which case only added members will be able to view the board or team. Actions on private boards and teams will not show up in profiles.
How do you chat in Trello?
Follow the steps to authorize Chat with your Trello account. Select the board from the dropdown menu you'd like to enable the Chat Power-Up on. Once enabled, click the button to go to that board and then click the Chat Power-Up button in the top right corner of the board.
What is a Trello list?
A Trello board is a list of lists, filled with cards, used by you and your team. It's a lot more than that, though. Trello has everything you need to organize projects of any size. Open a card and you can add comments, upload file attachments, create checklists, add labels and due dates, and more.
Is Trello free?
Trello is mainly a free service that lets users work with an unlimited number of boards, lists and cards. Trello Gold is priced at $5 per month, or $45 per year. Trello Business Class offers business-oriented features for companies in its Business Class version.
What is Trello Gold?
With Trello Gold, you can upload files up to 250 megabytes in size. With Trello Gold, you can upload your own backgrounds. With Trello Gold, you get access to extra, premium sticker packs.
Here is a list of the things Trello can do...
Create a team space
Create a board
Add team members to the team space and boards
Break down tasks into cards
Assign tasks to team members
Set a due date
Add subtasks, descriptions, and attachments
Send emails directly from board
The Take Away...
There are many task management tools popping up all over the place, all claiming to be better than the next. We prefer to use Trello, but check it (and the others) out for yourself. We love the ease of use and how our team members can connect without leaving their offices.
What project management tools have you used? Let us know in the comments below.
Michelle McCoy has been developing and ranking websites, shopping accounts, and map listings for over fifteen years. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with "the hubby," "the kids," "the dog" and she loves her Ohio State Football. She coaches youth soccer, basketball and enjoys running through the mud.