March 2, 2021

30 - Leveraging Trello in the SDLC to Increase Team Efficiency

There are many tools involved in the software development lifecycle. Messaging tools like Slack and Microsoft Teams, development tracking systems like Jira and Pivotal Tracker, or document collaboration suites like Confluence and Google Docs tend to get t


There are many tools involved in the software development lifecycle. Messaging tools like Slack and Microsoft Teams, development tracking systems like Jira and Pivotal Tracker, or document collaboration suites like Confluence and Google Docs tend to get top billing. Yet none of those really can represent your project's HQ. That's exactly where Trello fits in the tools stack. This week I share the philosophy behind how to use your tools and why Trello works well as your "project's glue."

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Topics

  • 0:00 - Overview
  • 2:43 - The philosophy of how to use today's tools
  • 6:09 - Where Trello fits in your project toolset
  • 8:00 - Using Trello to ensure info isn't trapped in emails & DMs'
  • 8:29 - Cards versus to-dos, tasks, and tickets
  • 10:55 - Why Trello over alternatives in the market
  • 12:35 - New features that are expanding the power of Trello
  • 14:07 - The way you work helps you *do* better work
  • 15:20 - Wrap up and staying connected

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