Jose Maria Delos Santos

About Jose Maria Delos Santos

Jose is a subject matter expert in the project management field. He has gained vast knowledge by having written hundreds of articles including project management software reviews, books reviews, training site reviews, and general articles related to the project management industry.

Hello Epics Power-Up Brings Card Dependencies Feature in Trello

Trello is a visual application of boards, lists and cards that enable users to flexibly manage the simplest of tasks as well as the biggest of projects. In fact, projects do get very big, to the extent that it needs to be broken down to more manageable pieces. In addition, some tasks or cards depend on other cards’ completion before they can move forward. These are dependencies, and people refer to them as parent/child relationships. In agile development, they use the terms epics and stories.

Substantial, a digital product studio, uses Trello for managing their software projects. In their work, they have encountered difficulty in seeing a high-level view of their project’s progress. They also run complicated projects that outgrew their workflow. They have always wanted to create parent/child relationships in their boards. But instead of using existing plugins, they created the Hello Epics Power-Up. Now, they see all related items, and quickly realize what work is left to

Trello Mobile Apps Now Include Calendar and Voting Power-Ups

Trello project management and collaboration software helps teams organize and prioritize projects in a highly visual and flexible way. The challenges of work seem to be always evolving. Work itself goes beyond office time and walls, so people should have the tools and devices to manage it. Calendar apps have allowed professionals to keep their appointments and stay on top of their busy schedule. Now, Trello has included the Calendar Power-Up on its native iOS and Android apps to provide its users with more information and control. The Voting Power-Up is also available. If you are looking for a brilliant extension to Trello, we suggest trying out our own tool Bridge24 for Trello.

Calendar Power-Up on Mobile

Trello uses a system of boards, lists and cards to show its users their projects, workflow and tasks. The Calendar Power-Up now on mobile shows another view and perspective of their projects. From a calendar view, users can see at a glance

New Features In Latest Basecamp for iOS 3.5.1 Release

Basecamp project management and team communication software is making it easier for businesses and organizations to be more organized. With all the important features and functions in a centrally located application, teams can focus on important work. Since work today goes beyond the office premises, Basecamp is continuously updating its native mobile apps to be relevant to the needs of its customers. The latest Basecamp for iOS release includes time-saving enhancements and new features. For a great extension to Basecamp, we recommend you use our own tool Bridge24 for Basecamp.

Swipe Left for the Next Unread

Basecamp for iOS version 3.5.1’s release was in late June. This 64.4MB update requires iOS9 or higher. In a previous release, users are now able to locate or start a new Ping on a row of avatars on top of Hey! When users have a number of unread messages on Hey!, the usual action is to tap the unread message, go over it, then go back, and tap the next one.

Asana Launches Custom Templates – Easily Replicate Success

asana-new-logoAsana is a project management tool that helps teams track their work and make sure it moves to the right direction. As a work platform, it is also a great application for organizing project and company data to make it easy for everyone to do things in the most efficient and effective way. Very recently, it introduced a new feature Custom Templates for Asana Premium members. Those on the Free plan can easily upgrade to Premium plans. For a powerful extension to Asana, try out our own tool Bridge24 for Asana.

Custom Templates: What are they for?

Asana Custom Templates promote the idea of time-saving. Teams do not have to reinvent the wheel, to start from the very beginning, every time they initiate a new project. Indeed, teams who have been doing common processes for a number of times may have already figured out what works and what do not. Therefore, it is not necessary to always set things up from the very start. They can create a

Trello + Butler – Automation Power-Up for Increased Productivity

trello butler logoTrello is a visual project management and collaboration software that helps teams successfully complete projects from beginning to end. It is simple to use but flexible enough for all kinds of tasks, projects and teams. As a result, companies of all shapes and sizes are using it as their central platform for work. It also integrates with many applications through its Power-Up feature, the latest of which is with Butler. If you are looking for a brilliant extension to Trello, we suggest trying out our own tool Bridge24 for Trello.

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A Butler for Your Trello Boards

The latest Butler Power-Up for Trello can help automate actions that users frequently perform. The application can create custom buttons that will perform any action on cards or on boards. It is easy to use because the commands are written in natural language. Therefore, users do not need coding skills to create automation for repetitive tasks. Users can follow

Jason Fried, CEO of Basecamp

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Introducing Jason Fried

Jason Fried received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance at the University of Arizona. However, he was already writing and selling software during his student days. One of the first ones he wrote was a music collection organizer in FileMaker Pro on a Macintosh computer. He wrote it mainly for his own use, but then decided to upload it in case others would buy it. And others did. Basically, that is how his software business started, which led him to starting Basecamp.

The Basecamp Software

basecamp-logo_600Basecamp is a web-based project management tool created by a web design company based in Chicago originally called 37signals. The PM tool initially was for their own use and the co-founder Jason Fried decided to make it available commercially when their customers and other people expressed their interest to use it, too. In 2014, the company renamed itself Basecamp after its flagship product, with a focus on maintaining and improving its project

Basecamp Launched Message Types, List View for Projects and Teams

logo-basecampBasecamp is helping teams and companies become more organized in managing their projects and in communicating with everyone else. With a centralized online workspace, users go to just one application where everyone gets informed of what to do, knows where their projects stand, and finds what they need to get work done. The development team also continuously observes and studies how customers use their application and create innovations in order to turn them to full-fledged features. Recently, they launched Message Types and List View as the latest features available in Basecamp 3. For a great extension to Basecamp, we recommend you use our own tool Bridge24 for Basecamp.

Previous Workaround, Now A Feature for All

The latest innovation-turned-feature was a workaround that users in Basecamp themselves have been doing. In order to emphasize the purpose of a post, users have been prefixing the subjects of their posts with different types of emojis. For instance, they put a loudspeaker emoji in front of announcements. Similarly, they put a

New Basecamp for Android and iOS Apps Features

logo-basecampBasecamp project management software is a work platform that helps businesses get their projects off the ground faster. It is a complete system that keeps everything organized and everyone on the same page, whether in their office with their desktops, or on the go with their mobile devices. In the past weeks, the mobile development teams of Basecamp were usually hard at work to present the latest update to both the Android and iOS apps. If you need a great extension to Basecamp, we recommend you use our own tool Bridge24 for Basecamp.

Latest Basecamp 3 for Android Feature – Catch Up

Basecamp 3 for Android 3.5 is now available with some exciting features. First and foremost, the new Catch Up feature will make it easy for any user to get current and up-to-date with whatever is happening to their projects and teams. Previously, it can be quite challenging for a team member to open each Hey! item individually. Apparently, this process can take a while and

Asana Training – Helping Teams Deploy and Optimize Asana

asana training logoAsana was founded in 2009 to help teams work together with more clarity and transparency. Today, it is one of the most popular project management software with more than 20k paying customers. In fact, a recent skills index report by job site Upwork shows that Asana work tracking is the fastest growing freelance skills for the first quarter of 2017. More and more companies are using the project management and work tracking platform to be more competitive. However, deploying the PM solution and then expecting the staff to figure it out alone is not a good plan at all. In this situation, Asana Training can provide the complete solution. For a powerful extension to Asana, try out our own tool Bridge24 for Asana.

Introducing Asana Training

Asana Training is a company that specializes in deploying and optimizing Asana project management platform. It was founded in 2013 by Todd Cavanaugh, the CEO of Asana Training. He is one of Asana’s earliest adopters, a consultant working

Trello Introduces Rename and Rearrange Attachments Feature

trello-logoTrello project management software is helping teams collaborate in the most visual way. Furthermore, the flexible platform enables users to organize and prioritize according to their own specific project, team or workflow needs. It is one of the easiest to use application, having users from freelancers and startups to enterprise and Fortune 500 firms. Its system of boards, lists and cards is applicable to a wide range of industries and functional teams. Users can easily shift between a high level board view to specific card details such as comments and attachments. If you are looking for a brilliant extension to Trello, we suggest trying out our own tool Bridge24 for Trello.

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In fact, Trello cards can contain a great amount of information aside from task descriptions. It can hold information about project members and task assignees, colored labels, checklists and due dates. Cards can contain multiple file attachments such as documents, image files, and more. However,